Episode 14 – TAYCAN

The Taycan: a winter natural. In Finland, it demonstrates that e-performance from Porsche is a natural in ice and snow as well. Taycan model line director Dr. Stefan Weckbach explains what makes the Taycan a true Porsche.

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Svindal’s new world

Aksel Lund Svindal and the Porsche Taycan have a lot in common: dynamism and stamina, top performance and reliability. When driving on snowy roads, the world-class former skier and the electric sportscar are a real top team.

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A Taycan emerges

In Zuffenhausen, the all-electric sports car is built in a newly constructed factory: CO2-neutral and with the employees as an integral part of the project. From body construction to the crest, the entire production process—from the Taycan’s perspective.

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Performance in snow and ice

The Taycan: a winter natural. In Finland, it demonstrates that e-performance from Porsche is a natural in ice and snow as well. Taycan model line director Dr. Stefan Weckbach explains what makes the Taycan a true Porsche.

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Hairpin technology

The special winding of the copper wire coils in the Taycan’s electric motor yields several advantages, including lower weight, more powerful torque and higher sustained output. The hairpin technology in detail.

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Mission accomplished

Porsche is embarking into the world of e-mobility with the Taycan—and setting milestones. Sporty, energy-efficient, sustainable. The journey of the all-electric sports car in 45 seconds.

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Svindal’s new world

Nature lover, car fan, Porsche enthusiast

Aksel Lund Svindal was also an expert in speed on the ski slopes of the world. So it’s no wonder that his heart beats for sportscars and Porsche, too. While driving the Porsche Taycan through wintry Norway, he talks about his love of purist Porsche design, top performances in downhill racing, and dynamic car driving and how to keep going despite setbacks.

Svindal’s new world

“The Taycan concept works”

Stefan Weckbach looks back—and ahead

Taycan product line director Dr. Stefan Weckbach has been on hand for every development stage of the first all-electric Porsche. From the first design concepts and the various construction phases to the special features of the new electric motor, recuperation and charging communication. In this interview, he talks about the importance of the Taycan for Porsche and him personally.

"The Taycan concept works"

Current models in this episode

Taycan 4S

Taycan Turbo

Taycan Turbo S

Porsche Taycan 4S: combined power consumption 25.6 – 24.6 kWh//100 km; combined CO2 emissions 0 g/km*

Porsche Taycan Turbo: combined power consumption 26.0 kWh//100 km; combined CO2 emissions 0 g/km*

Porsche Taycan Turbo S: combined power consumption 26.9 kWh//100 km; combined CO2 emissions 0 g/km*