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On April 19 Mercedes is set to announce their new EQS SUV. And here are the first pictures leaked on Instagram. It is expected to be offered with the same powertrains as the EQS sedan, which means the range will start with a single electric motor, RWD variant producing 329 hp, and a more powerful dual-motor version with 516 hp. Range will be around 350 miles (563 km) or less, according to a quoted EPA range for the EQS 450+ sedan.
Reuters reports: Managers at sportscar maker Porsche late last year travelled to the United States to discuss possible joint projects with iPhone maker Apple as well as with some other tech companies, Porsche’s CEO said on Friday. “We already have Apple CarPlay, we will expand on that,” Chief Executive Oliver Blume said during a video conference on the carmaker’s annual results on Friday. He said the Porsche and Apple traditionally cooperate closely and that they were “on the same wavelength” but added that it was too soon to make any decisions on future projects.
Porsche-CEO Oliver Blume talks about Porsches future: We are investigating the Taycan Battery issues and the 911 will be mild-hybrid and not a plug-in hybrid!
Porsche-CEO Oliver Blume released a German Interview This is the translation regarding the part about the future of electric, hybrid and 911 cars. There are some key info: The next generation 911 will be mild-hybrid and not plugin-hybrid Porsche is aware of the battery issue “rumors”. They are investigating it. They still be high on eFuels. The interview text translated from German: Taycan sales: With this innovative vehicle, we have been able to prove what is possible in an electric sports car. The Taycan is highly popular with experts and customers alike. Compared to 2020, we doubled sales – to…
Porsche managers said they would be open to make new Taycan versions if there is request for it. And the web did go wild by creating the first renedings of a possible Coupe, Targa and Cabrio Taycan.
As you see the real world range of the Porsche is impressive even compared with the top of the class Tesla cars: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3AvSjPGuzo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ayEorjVNSCg
2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S Review by The Straight Pipes. The Porsche Taycan Turbo S is pumping out 750hp and 774lb-ft tq from 93 kwH battery and 2 electric motors. Would this be your pick over the Tesla Model S Performance, Tesla Model S P100D, Tesla Model 3 Performance, Mercedes-AMG GT63s 4 Door Coupe, Porsche 911 Turbo S, any other gas supercars?! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN-PkqqmPjg
At 120km/h the Model Y only looses a 10% range compared ot the WLTP estimate. But at 150km/h the range drops dramatically: Here is the full video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gsHNN93Ty7Y
On the latest episode of Top Gear, Chris Harris jumped into the brand new Porsche Taycan Turbo S and took the all-electric, 4-wheel drive, 761bhp Stuttgart monster sideways around the Top Gear test track. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MlI1_P8V5dA