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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    Electric vehicles are still in the stage of public perception where they are attempting to impress us. And that’s great! It leads to all kinds of fun records like VW’s ID.R Nurburgring lap or this drifting world record set by Porsche. The record, set by Dennis Retera, Porsche Experience Lead...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen Group of America’s president Scott Keogh says that the Porsche/Audi-developed PPE platform is “something we’re looking at” for the VW brand.   The high-performance electric platform currently underpins the Taycan and could someday be the basis for a high-performance Volkswagen...
  3. The Audi Lounge
    Is the relationship between Porsche and Audi the sweetest in automobiledom? When they aren’t racing against each other, teasing back and forth the whole way, they’re sharing parts and staff to make better products. Following in the great tradition of the RS2 and other, Audi is now lending...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    So? What if? Volkswagen’s got you covered with a new electric vehicle charging facility at its North American testing grounds in Arizona. The setup will test charging stations at temperatures of up to 120 degrees Fahrenheit—or roughly the internal temperature of a rare steak. The site will test...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    Porsche chose to reduce its EPA range estimate to better reflect its own testing in Weissach, according to a report from Car and Driver. According to the EPA Fuel Economy Guide, the Taycan Turbo S’s combined range was “voluntarily lowered from 200 miles.” That’s what led to the widely reported...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    No longer will Porsche’s Taycan be as cheap as a Panamera 4S. Nope, it’ll be cheaper, or at least so says a report that reveals a new rear-drive model of the electric performance sedan is coming that should ring the register at just under $100k. “There will be entry-level models coming off the...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    Porsche's annual state of the business press conference showed more revenue for the automaker and record sales, before tempering that news with the expectations of poorer results in the cavalcade of horrors that is 2020. But there was a bit of good news for the company's future: Porsche...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    It shouldn't come as a surprise that Porsche is very good at making very fast cars. But they just. Keep. Doing. It. In the latest episode of BBC’s updated Top Gear, the Stig drives the Taycan Turbo S around the Top Gear Test Track in just 1:17.6. Here's the full POV lap of #TheStig...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    Hot on the heels of its first-ever hybrid model, Lamborghini is getting serious about making an all-electric car, according to a report from the UK’s Autocar. That car, according to the report, is likely to be a four-door grand tourer. The car would be the fourth in Lamborghini’s lineup and...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    Porsche has finally taken the veil off of its first all-electric vehicle, the Taycan. With 750 hp and 774 lb-ft of torque in Turbo S guise, it should be able to hold its own against the best on the race track. With just 280 miles of range on the European cycle, though, it will struggle to go as...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    It's taken a lot of effort for Porsche to develop its first all-electric model. And so it's showing off what the engineers have accomplished. Slowly. In a trickle. Over many days. The latest is another feat of racecraft. The Taycan has now set a record for fastest four-door EV on the...
  12. The Car Lounge
    If you saw earlier spy photos, it looked pretty dull. https://www.taycanevforum.com/forum/4-2020-porsche-taycan-news/289-surprise-taycan-will-get-mission-es-headlights.html
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    Knowing the hype surrounding its first EV is hot, Porsche has once again released teaser images of the upcoming Taycan. Although the production model won’t debut until this September, likely at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the latest teaser images provide the clearest look yet at the electric...
  14. Volkswagen News Blog
    Porsche has released a new sketch of the upcoming Taycan, the brand’s first dedicated electric vehicle and has also shared details on the EV’s launch date. We hope the production Taycan will look exactly like these sketches because the EV looks aggressive and much better than the Tesla Model S...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Porsche Taycan isn’t even available yet and our friends at  TaycanEVForum.com  are already dreaming up what a GT3 version of the company’s first electric car could look like. Porsche hasn't mentioned a GT3, but it has already confirmed a Taycan Turbo is coming as the more...
  16. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Volkswagen group has a knack for picking names that difficult to pronounce in just about every language. Case in point: Taycan . The company’s upcoming electric kinda coupey, kinda sedaney product of the future is selling like hotcakes despite the fact that no one knows quite how it’s...
  17. Volkswagen News Blog
    Preorders for the all-electric  Porsche Taycan are looking strong. The German automaker had predicted it would sell around 20,000 examples of its highly anticipated electric four-door in its first year of sales. It built a dedicated paintshop and assembly line for the Taycan at its...
  18. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Porsche Taycan will enter production in 2019 and the German automaker is hyping up its arrival by dropping some early details on the EV. The Taycan will produce over 600 hp from two permanently excited synchronous electric motors. This will enable the electric four-door to sprint from 0-62...
  19. Volkswagen News Blog
    Porsche has purchased a 10 percent stake in Croation electric supercar maker Rimac. The German automaker, which is working together with Audi to develop performance-oriented electric cars, says it’s impressed with Rimac’s ability to produce not only supercars like the Concept One and the...
  20. Volkswagen News Blog
    Even if some of its buyers don’t have one, Porsche prides itself on building cars with a unique essence, a certain substance that cannot be denied. A soul, in other words. Now, the automaker promises we’ll all discover that same quality in its upcoming electric sedan, which recently picked...
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