Porsche Taycan enters final stage of testing, comprehensive checks being conducted in 30 countries

first_imgThe all-new Porsche Taycan is about to enter into series production. The company’s first purely electrically driven sports car is currently in its final test drives. Porsche is conducting comprehensive tests for Taycan in 30 countries around the globe. These nations have temperatures ranging from minus 35 to plus 50 degree Celsius. Porsche Taycan in Scandinavia during cold weather tests.Porsche Taycan accelerates from 0 to 100 kmph in less than 3.5 seconds. According to the NEDC, it has a range of over 500 kilometres. The 800-V architecture in the vehicle guarantees that the lithium-ion battery can be recharged in just four minutes, providing enough energy to drive 100 kilometres. Porsche Taycan in Scandinavia during endurance tests.The driving dynamics of Porsche Taycan are being tested on snow and ice in Scandinavia, just a few kilometres away from the Arctic Circle. Tests are being conducted and final adjustments in terms of continuous performance and reproducibility are being made in South Africa (Southern Hemisphere). In Dubai, Porsche is carrying out hot-climate endurance runs and testing battery charging under extreme conditions. Porsche Taycan in Dubai during hot weather tests at night.Porsche Taycan has covered an overall distance of approximately six million kilometres. Among the 30 countries where the comprehensive tests are being carried out are the USA, China and Finland. The tests are being conducted in humidity conditions ranging from 20 to 100 per cent and altitude measuring from 85 metres below the sea level to 3,000 metres above the sea level. The development teams working on Porsche Taycan has around 1,000 test drivers, technicians and engineers.advertisement”After carrying out computer simulations and comprehensive bench tests early on, we have now reached the final phase of this demanding testing programme,” Vice President of the model line Stefan Weckbach said.”Before Taycan is launched in the market at the end of the year, we will have covered approximately six million kilometres across the globe. We are already very happy with the current status of the vehicles. Taycan is going to be a true Porsche,” Weckbach added.ALSO READ | 2019 Honda Africa Twin bookings open in India, price starts at Rs 13.50 lakhALSO READ | Volkswagen Group to merge Volkswagen India, Volkswagen Group Sales India and Skoda Auto IndiaALSO READ | Tata Motors registers 1 per cent dip in domestic sales to 68,709 units in March 2019last_img