Jaco Van Der Merwe
Head of Motoring
4 minute read
21 Jul 2020
7:20 am

Porsche Taycan the new definition of warp speed

Jaco Van Der Merwe

Taycan outguns a Formula One car over the first 2.5 sec from a standstill, with the Turbo S able to cover a distance of 28 m.

We all know that scene from a sci-fi movie. The captain of the space ship looks at his crew and says: “activate warp speed.” The pilot reaffirms the command by pressing the corresponding illuminated button on the flight instrument deck and the vessel zips through space in a giant blur. We might not be entirely there yet in space, but we are edging closer to that sensation right here on Mother Earth. Enter the Porsche Taycan, Stuttgart’s first fully electric sports car that is available for order locally. In Turbo S guise, Porsche claims that the Taycan takes 2.8 sec...