Porsche Taycan 2021 delivers increased range, deep integrated Android Auto

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(Pocket-lint) - The Porsche Taycan is hands-down 1 of the astir awesome all-electric sports cars connected the market. And from September the 2021 exemplary volition bring with it accrued scope and a fistful of further benefits implicit the original.

Porsche says that the Taycan volition not get an uprated WLTP mileage fig - which, remaining astatine 301 miles per complaint maximum, isn't excessively atrocious anyhow - but that its real-world figures volition beryllium improved. 

How? By changing however the motors operate. "In Normal and Range modes, the beforehand electrical centrifugal is astir wholly decoupled and de-energised successful the partial load scope successful the all-wheel thrust models," reads the Porsche property release. "Furthermore, nary thrust is transmitted to either axle erstwhile the car is coasting oregon astatine a standstill."


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When we tested the Taycan successful the autumn of 2020 it achieved approaching 250 miles per charge, truthful thing that tin assistance it execute the existent 300 mile standing would beryllium great. Although you'll request to thrust successful a manner to execute it - nary 0-62mph successful 2.6 2nd dashes disconnected the lights, eh?

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It's not conscionable scope that's getting a boost, though, with the 2021 Taycan besides heavy integrating Android Auto into the Porsche Communication Management (PCM) system, and adding Remote Park Assist for the archetypal clip - the latter, fixed conscionable however debased and wide this car is, volition bring the payment of phone-controlled parking portion not successful the vehicle.

And if you truly privation to spell all-out past the Taycan volition besides travel with caller overgarment jobs, including (embedded representation above) classical Rubystone Red and (not pictured and altogether little classic) Acid Green. If you're spending six-figures connected a car then, heck, that definite is different mode to basal out, right?

Writing by Mike Lowe. Originally published connected 25 August 2021.

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