Wednesday, January 13

The Porsche has electrification figured out

The transition from Porsche’s less populous electric sedan to the Frankfurt Auto Show (when the Frankfurt show is still a thing) at the Frankfurt Auto Show (in the re – introduced 201) is a slight change from the concept of the main-turn Mission e. More futuristic spin about the company’s design language, but it looks like a car growing in the family tree like the 911 and Panamera.

However, the rear-doors of the defense study were on the drawing board for safety and packaging reasons. They are very expensive and not very practical to build; Ask the link if you do not trust him.

Inside, it looks like a Taken Porsche. If you want spacious, welter-upholstered seats and sky-high seating look elsewhere. Its cabin offers a 2 + 2 layout with plenty of space for passengers in the front, but is slightly stiffer at the back of the headroom due to the slope of the roof slope.

The fit and finish are almost perfect throughout the cabin – the Turbo S is priced at $ 1,000, which is more practical than the Tizen and much more practical than the messy lines. It divides your luggage into 12.9 cubic feet and 2.8 cubic feet into “francs”, making room for some grocery or briefcases. This is also where the charging cord usually goes.

In fact, Porsche’s first series of electric cars was by far the most high-tech model. It features a curved, 16.8-inch digital instrument cluster with individual gauges that can be configured using the buttons on the steering wheel. There is a 10. inch touchscreen for the infotainment system, there are additional functions underneath. To the right of the dashboard is a 4.4-inch screen and a fourth screen, which can only be used while the vehicle is seated.

Either way, Boxster’s engine bay has several screens per cylinder in the driver’s view. The amount of features packed in the dashboard is high and it takes some time to figure out what features do. Everything you’d expect but Porsche didn’t put a volume knob on the dashboard. When the driver is on the steering wheel, the front passenger has to use the touchscreen on the center console, which is unnecessarily annoying if there is anything behind the rear holder.

Lane keeping assistance, traffic sign recognition and custom cruise control are available. These features are driving aids – they do not have the autonomy taken by any ination, but they are useful on long drives and serve as advertisements.

InnoDrive technology, which is similar to cruise control on steroids, is the 6,610 option, which should be taken into account as it has the same price as the Turbo S supercar. This is a data-based feature that relies on information sent by the car’s various sensors to calculate the best driving strategy on a given route. Knowing when the road is wet by analyzing the feedback of the stability control system, e.g. Maps are also considered when passengers do not feel like they are on a roller coaster to indicate the need to slow down the hill or to indicate when the hill is collapsing.

While the Timers Tamer is the cheapest variant, the Turbo S is the flagship model capable of Porsche in the field of electrification. It is built on a .4 .4..4 kWh lithium-ion battery pack, powered by a pair of electric motors (one per fume). This configuration is very unusual in the electric car world because it offers full-road-all-wheel drive, while the rear rear motor varies from two-speed transmission for excellent motor performance.

Its maximum power output is checked at 750 horsepower and 774 lb-ft of torque, but when the temporary over-boost function is turned on, those figures are only under your right foot.

Porsche has been installing the ignition on the left side of the steering wheel for decades. This is the habit when pilots start major races (such as Le Mans 24 hours) by running from the pit to their vehicle. They can be used to start the left engine and put the left hand in the transmission gear. Although the token does not have a key, the power button is placed to the left of the instrument cluster to honor the Porsche tradition.

No need to press though. It was found that someone with a key fob in his pocket had taken a seat behind the wheel and it turned on automatically. Moving the small gear selector down will keep taekwondo in gear with more or less noise and it will move forward with complete silence. Around town, it’s just as smooth, quiet and stress-free as you would expect an electric car to be. The adaptive air suspension filters relatively lightly queuing on the streets of small German cities and facilitates relatively light low speed steering tricks. There is a 360 degree camera that shows how far away its corners are from concrete obstacles, such as waiting for expensive winds.

Strange towns with beautiful houses and bakeries selling delicious pretzels seemed to me to be teaching by postcard, but in Germany and in the car there is more than just finding breakfast.

Porsche has made a name for itself by building high-horsepower, high-octane cars for roads and tracks, rather than catering to drivers who want to reduce carbon footprint. Although the company’s founder, Ferdinand Porsche, introduced hybrid technology in the late 1st century, the reputation of vehicle manufacturers was tied to internal combustion engines. The egg began to break as soon as it entered the hybrid segment in the 2000s, and in 2012, when Tekken launched its first volume-made electric car, it was different.

Could the Porsche be electric? Or does making the battery instead of the gas tank cause the logic teeth to fly out? I went to Stuttgart, the hometown of the German company, and took the Taken Turbo S to learn.

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