Last week Tesla made an official announcement stating its 1000+ horsepower electric sedan — the Model S Plaid — had broken the record for production electric speed at the Nürburgring. A totally stock Plaid had run an officially-substantiated time of 7:35.759 with Andreas Simonsen doing the tiller work. This is about 7 seconds quicker than Lars Kern …Continue to the full article
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Can The 2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S Beat A Tesla Model S Cheetah In An EV Drag Battle?
It's the drag battle we've been eagerly awaiting: the fastest, latest, best optimized product from Tesla against Porsche's fastest, quietest people carrier. Though these two heavyweights might seem sterile to some, they both offer the well-heeled consumer a level of torque, response, and stick that's unrivaled and cannot be ignored. Unless they've …Continue to the full article
RWD Taycan Promises Better Range, Lower Price
Thanks to Elektrek for the find. If a mild sacrifice in performance doesn't dissuade you from Taycan ownership, the latest model sibling may tempt you. The Taycan base model, though lacking a driven front axle and the warp-drive function of the Taycan Turbo S, does offer significant savings and better fuel economy. Just announced yesterday by …Continue to the full article
We Still Can’t Get Enough Of Bisimoto’s Electric Porsche 935
The future is electric. Porsche agrees that its own future is electric, and we absolutely loved the new Taycan. But Porsche and Porsche fans should not forget about the company's history. It's time to meld the past with the future. Bisimoto managed to do that in this track-ready EV 935-replica. Speed kicks ass, whether it's powered by gasoline or …Continue to the full article
Can A Porsche Cayenne Beat A Tesla Model X In A Tug Of War?
There has been a big battle heating up between the Porsche fanatics and the Tesla fanatics lately, largely fueled by the Taycan, but how do other Tesla/Porsche matchups fare? The folks over at TFL Car decided to do a little tug of war between the Model X and the Cayenne Turbo on icy surfaces. The main goal here was just to have fun, but maybe do …Continue to the full article
Tesla Built A Modified Model S In An Attempt to Steal the Taycan’s Thunder at the Nurburgring
Porsche recently proved that the Taycan Turbo S was more than capable of setting quick laps at the Nurburgring, and that got a lot of international media attention. That didn't sit well with ego maniac and cult of personality Elon Musk. As the head of California-based Tesla, he is constantly trying to use his social media soapbox to keep …Continue to the full article
The 2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo And Turbo S Offers Ludicrous Electric Performance
Despite the fact that no Taycan carries a turbocharger, Porsche has announced the arrival of the first two models, the highest performance and most expensive examples, as Turbo and Turbo S. If you disregard the name, the new Taycan is an exciting new direction for Porsche. The kind of straight line performance that an EV can provide is …Continue to the full article
Testing the Neck-Snapping Launch Control in a Porsche Taycan
More than just outright speed, every focused Porsche provides outrageous robustness, and as a result, peace of mind. Driving 500 km to the Nurburgring, spending the afternoon setting scorching laps, and driving home without so much as a hiccup is purely Porsche. Fortunately, that tank-like robustness has filtered down from the 918 to the new …Continue to the full article
Nico Rosberg Drag Races a GT2 RS Against a Tesla Model 3 Performance in Monaco!
With the backdrop of the clustered highrises and the turquoise Mediterranean, the 2016 Formula 1 Champion demonstrates just how capable the latest Silicon Valley supercar is against the current 'Ring King. Nico Rosberg, who hasn't slowed down much since his retirement from racing in 2016, takes great pride in showing us just where the future of …Continue to the full article
Adam Levine Takes Porsche’s Mission E Out For A Lap
Adam Levine is, among many things a solo artist, front man for the band Maroon 5, one of the hosts of "The Voice", and a die hard Porsche fanatic. He's got a 356 Speedster and, rumor has it, a 911 Carrera 2.7 RS Touring in his garage for driving around Los Angeles and the nearby mountain passes. Because he's a big famous man about town, Porsche …Continue to the full article