Porsche Taycan becomes the new Formula E safety car


The new Formula E safety car will be & agrave; a Porsche Taycan. The German battery-powered sports car will succeed. to the MINI Electric Pacesetter which had held the role of safety car in this championship last season. The Taycan in safety car version will be; already present in the first two rounds of the electric championship which will be held on 28 and 29 January in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.

The Taycan that will be; used as a safety car disporr & agrave; of a custom livery which is characterized by presenting all the colors of the different teams participating in the championship, as well as those of the FIA ​​and Formula E. Furthermore, it will have; of number 22, a reference to the 22 participating pilots. The base is; that of the Taycan Turbo S , the top model of the range of this electric sports car.

Therefore, the safety car will be able to; count on a powertrain with double electric motor capable of delivering 560 kW (761 hp) . The speed maximum reaches 260 km/h , while accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h takes 2.8 seconds using Launch Control. The conversion of the Porsche Taycan Turbo S into a safety car required the installation of a roll cage. In front we also find specific sports seats with six-point belts, flashing lights have been installed on the roof. A fire extinguisher and a communication system were also placed inside the cockpit. At the guide there will be & agrave; always the pilot Bruno Correia .


For Taycan this is a very important recognition that comes after a really positive 2021 in terms of sales . As we have seen, 41,296 units have been delivered. of the Taycan, more & ugrave; double last year, a result that allowed it to beat the Porsche 911 from a commercial point of view.

Porsche has bet on electric and the results of its first battery-powered model are paying off. German builder of all its investments. And 2022 could be even better as Taycan sales continue to be strong. Also, over the course of the year it will debut even the new electric Macan. It will be therefore it is very interesting to discover the satisfaction of customers with this new battery-powered car.

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