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Top Gear Tesla Model S vs Porsche Taycan

Tesla vs. Porsche Taycan Race, Top Gear Controversy

Top Gear (British car show) recently ran a drag race on a dry road between the two quickest/fastest EVs in the world. And in their video the Porsche Taycan Turbo S won over the Tesla Model S Performance. However, there are some notable problems with the video. First, it looks like they were NOT racing against the current Model S Performance (Raven) version, but the previous Model S, and even so the race was very close.
Porsche Taycan vs Tesla Model S

How Porsche’s new Taycan EV flagship competes against the Tesla Performance Model S and Model 3

Take a look at where Performance EVs started and where they are today. Also in this story we look at the design and performance specs of the production Taycan, and compare them to the performance versions of Tesla’s latest Model S and Model 3.
Taycan Turbo

How Can An Electric Sport A Turbocharger? Think About It!

After publishing a story this week about the Porsche Taycan lineup and its pricing, folks began to do a bit of thinking about the top-of-the-line model, the Taycan Turbo! Do you notice there could be a bit of an issue with its name? If so, you pass our very basic English test, if not, it's to detention for you until you find out what is wrong with the sentence.
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Attention Electric Car Owners: Here’s an Update on Choices for EV Public Charging Options

One of the most frustrating things about owning an electric car is missing the easy dynamic once had by going to a gas station to refuel. As electric cars proliferate and investment money is spent, however, more and newer options, either now or coming on the horizon, will make public charging easier, and in a few cases, even for free.
2018 Porsche Panamera

Finally, Porsche Announces It Is Done With Diesel

Though the handwriting has been on the wall for some time, there was no officials announcement from Porsche. During the weekend that announcement came and it was Porsche is done with diesel. It's not done with standard gas engines as they have a significant investment in that type of technology. However, the automaker is ramping up its electrics.
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In a First, Porsche Builds, Sends Macan To Top Market, China, In a Month

In a bold move for Porsche, the automaker has turned its build and sales planning on its head. Usually, the automaker debuts a car and about a year later, give or take, it appears ready for sales. This year, to take advantage of its hottest market, China, the automaker has done its turnaround, in about a month.
New Porsche Macan production in Leipzig

Production of the New Porsche Macan Begins After Facelift

After word premiere of Porsche Macan facelift in Shanghai, China, just a month ago, Porsche starts production of the updated model. Current generation compact SUV Porsche Macan was launched back in 2014 and Porsche sold more than 350’000 Macans since then, so let’s see what Porsche has done to inject new life to its volume-seller.
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Porsche Hits a Few Cones Readying up Taycan Production

The first all electric Porsche since 1897 is having ramp up production issues but so far Taycan is on schedule with an assembly line timeline of 2019. Taycan will be Porsche’s first production all electric car and the second electric Porsche ever made, since the sports car company founder Ferdinand Porsche built the last one himself, the P1 which was the first Porsche ever built.
Porsche Taycan 2020

Porsche Taycan's Waitlist Should Avoid Tesla Model 3's Problems: Precautions and Expectations

EV customers and fans are holding their breaths almost as if EV fatigue is overwhelming us, while Autocar is reporting that Porsche AG is receiving interest from customers about the new production coded BEV Mission-E, now named the 2020 all electric Porsche Taycan utility sports saloon, that will compete with the Tesla flagship sports saloon, the Model S. But of course we’re all looking over our shoulder at, shall I write it? The debacle surrounding the Model 3.

Porsche's Quick Charge Stations Have Arrived, and They Have a Crucial Advantage Over Tesla's

Torquenews has been keeping a close eye on the progress of Porsche's electric vehicle. Like the EV contender Tesla, Porsche has been making substantial promises about future developments. Among these promises was the guarantee of a network of fast-charging stations. Tesla currently has their own proprietary equivalents, and Porsche's late entry puts them behind the game in this regard. Now, however, it looks like Porsche is delivering: super-fast charging stations have begun to pop up.

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