The Porsche Taycan takes back the Nurburgring record


The Porsche Taycan regains its lap lead on the Nurburgring track in the category of mass-produced electric cars, going to beat the time obtained by the Tesla Model S Plaid. Never before has a series-production electric car been more efficient. fast on the North Ring of the Nurburgring. Driving the sports car, Lars Kern , Porsche developer driver.


To be precise, the protagonist version of the new record was the Porsche Taycan Turbo S which, we recall, has a powertrain with 460 kW ( 625 hp) which become 560 kW (761 hp) with Launch Control activated. The time obtained? 7 minutes and 33 seconds to complete the lap of 20.8 km .

A notary present certified the new best time on the track, while the T & Uuml; V Rheinland certification has verified the standard condition of the car used. The German carmaker says the Taycan was equipped with the new high-performance kit and optional Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC) .

The high-performance kit includes 21-inch wheels in the RS Spyder design and road-approved Pirelli P Zero Corsa sports tires. In addition, this package also includes a software update of the Porsche 4D Chassis Control chassis adjustment system, adapted to sports tires.

The German manufacturer highlights that the high-performance kit is distributed by Porsche Tequipment and will be; available, for the moment, only in Germany and exclusively for the Taycan Turbo S Model Year 2023 sports sedan. The cost is; of 13,377.32 euros . Sports tires are primarily designed for track driving. At any time, buyers can return to the original ones. Kevin Giek , head of the Taycan series, commented:

We are very pleased that the N & uuml; rburgring record for electric cars has returned to Porsche. Lap time not only demonstrates the potential of our new high-performance kit, but also shows the potential of our new high-performance kit. confirms, once again, the sporting DNA of the Taycan.

We remind you that already; in the past the Taycan had set the record for production electric cars on the Nurburgring track. A record that, as mentioned at the beginning, was then beaten by the Model S Plaid.

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