Chris Harris Sets A World Record Behind Wheel Of Porsche Taycan

The Top Gear presenter Chris Harris has set a world record in drifting behind the wheel of the all-electric Porsche Taycan. His objective, before he began, was to maintain a drift for 2km around Porsche’s skidpan at the marque’s Hockenheimring in Germany. The video of the spectacle was released onto the Top Gear YouTube channel, … Read more

Watch The Porsche Taycan Turbo S Take On The Moose Test

The Moose Test is a great way to see, not necessarily the handling performance of a car, but a car’s balance as it swerves and quickly changes direction under speed. It’s difficult, proven by the new Toyota Supra which, by all means, is a good car, but came under criticism when it’s Moose Test results weren’t what we were expecting.

Now, the 750hp Porsche Taycan Turbo S has taken on the test, and it quickly results in positive comments from the tester. This isn’t a surprise with so much of the car’s weight being dropped to the floor of the car in the form of its batteries, lowering its centre of gravity.

Despite it knocking some cones over early on, it passes with a speed of 48mph, which is very good for a car weighing in at 5,225 lbs. However, this doesn’t quite beat the Tesla Model 3 which holds the record alongside the Ford Focus RS. Both of these cars completed the short course at a speed of 51.5mph. However, the Model 3 is also 4.7 inches narrower than the Porsche, so credit where credit is due to the German brand.

Did the Porsche Taycan Survive the 11,000 Mile Road Trip?

When Don Louv’s mother asked him to visit her in Hawaii he decided to drive from his home in Portland, Maine. Not being a conventional man, Don decided to take his newly delivered $150,000 Porsche Taycan Turbo on this trip. Much like the running scene in Forrest Gump the trip evolved into a life of … Read more