Record again in Porsche Taycan – Car News

The Porsche Taycan Turbo S model set a new record at the Nürburgring. Porsche development driver Lars Kern completed a lap in just 7 minutes and 33 seconds with the Taycan Turbo S, setting the best lap time with a mass-produced electric car on the Nürburgring Nordschleife track. Apart from the safety cage and special racing seats, the model, which is completely standard production and weighs the same as the mass production, includes a new performance kit and Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC). While the new record lap time on the 20.8-kilometer track in Germany’s Eifel region was notarized, the TÜV Rheinland official also confirmed that the record-breaking car is a standard production model.

761 horsepower

In addition to 21-inch RS-Spyder design wheels, Pirelli P Zero Corsa sports tires, which are now offered for Taycan models and whose composition is similar to the composition of racing tires, are another important feature of the performance kit. Another important feature of the performance kit is the software that enables Porsche 4D Chassis Control to work in harmony with sports tires. contain the update.

The system analyzes and synchronizes all of Taycan’s chassis systems in real time. Saying that they are very happy to have the Nürburgring record again in Porsche, Taycan Model Group Vice President Kevin Giek said, “This lap time not only shows how great potential our new performance kit has, but also reveals the sports car genes of Taycan once again. lays it out.” said. The power of the Turbo S model up to 460 kW (625 PS) stands out as an important factor in its success. A maximum of 560 kW (761 PS) can be reached when Launch Control is active and the car is stationary.

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