Porsche breaks electric track record at Nürburgring

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Porsche has always been characterized by being a strong competitor, especially when it comes to racing, what’s more, the first electric car from the Stuttgart firm already had the lead in 2019 at the Nürburgring electric circuit, however, Tesla took it from them and now It was in search of reigning again and so it did with the Taycan Turbo S.

It was in August 2019 when Porsche with its pre-production prototype of the Taycan and Lars Kern as a driver managed to break a record on the Nürburgring electric circuit in seven minutes and 42 seconds.

However, Tesla also got into this field of battery-powered vehicles, because a while ago it broke the record with the Tesla Model S Plaid, thus becoming the fastest electric car thanks to its seven minutes and 35 seconds on the track.

In this fight inch by inch, Porsche had something else to say, since it would not rest easy with a second place. That is why Lars Kern himself wanted to put everything in order and he did it with the Taycan Turbo S in seven minutes and 33 seconds, just two seconds behind the Tesla.

This Taycan Turbo S that achieved first place integrates the model’s new performance kit and suspension called “Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control”. In addition, it has bucket seats and an anti-roll cage, mandatory elements to carry out this type of test.

This Porsche Taycan Turbo S has two electric motors, one for each axle and is capable of generating the enviable 761 Hp and a maximum torque of 1,050 Nm. Regarding its autonomy, it reaches 470 kilometers and its battery is 83.7 kWh.

It should be noted that there have been faster cars than this one, but they are not mass production models, an example of this is the Nio EP9 that did it in just six minutes and 45 seconds or the competition Volkswagen ID.R that did it in six minutes and five seconds.

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