Although it has recently been released on the market, today we learned that Porsche will release a model update in October. The model will arrive with interesting news that we tell you below:
The first one is the function Plug & Charge, which allows you to charge the battery and make the payment in a comfortable way, without the need for cards or a mobile application. Simply plug in the connector and the Taycan establishes encrypted communication with the compatible charging station. Plug & Charge. Thanks to this system, the loading process starts automatically and payments are also processed automatically.
Other innovations are possibility to reserve on-line flexibly the vehicle functions (Features on Demand, “FoD”), a screen head-up display in color and a on-board charger with a charging capacity of up to 22 kW. Later, the adaptive air suspension will feature a Smartlift.
Too the acceleration values of the Taycan Turbo S have been improved. With the Launch Control activated, you are now able to go from 0 to 200 km / h in 9.6 seconds, lowering the previous mark by 0.2 seconds. One thing that does not change in the Taycan is its ability to accelerate to the maximum several times in a row without any loss of performance.
The Taycan update includes a head-up display in color as part of the optional equipment.
Thanks to the new function Smartlift As standard in conjunction with adaptive air suspension, the Taycan can be programmed to lift automatically in certain common passageways, such as urban speed bumps or driveways.
Another novelty in the optional equipment is the 22 kW alternating current (AC) charger. With this unit, the battery charges in approximately half the time of the standard 11 kW AC charger. This item will be available in late 2020.
Thanks to FoD, Taycan users can mount various assistance and comfort systems at any time. The latter is precisely what makes the difference, since it allows you to configure the car after having purchased it. Thanks to updates on-line and wireless, no need to visit a workshop to incorporate the new features. The assistent Porsche Intelligent Range Manager (PIRM) is an example of an item available on demand. Other additional functions to which FoD gives access are the assistants Power Steering Plus, Active Lane Keep Assist (Active Lane Keeping Assist) and Porsche InnoDrive.
Customers can choose whether to purchase the features for their Taycan or enjoy them through a monthly subscription. In the second case, they benefit from a three-month trial. The user simply has to register and select the desired functions in the digital store Porsche Connect Store. Afterwards, whenever a connection can be established, Porsche will send a data packet to the Taycan via the mobile phone network. From that moment on, the system Porsche Communication Management (PCM) it notifies drivers of the availability of said data package and it would only be necessary to activate the new functions, a task that takes just a few minutes. Finally, an indication on the central screen warns that the process has concluded.
The 2021 Porsche Taycan offers a choice of seven new exterior paint colors: Mahogany Metallic, Pastel Pink Metallic, Cherry Metallic, Coffee Beige Metallic, Chalk, Neptune Blue and Ice Gray Metallic.
The design package Carbon Sport Design It is available for all versions of Taycan. It includes elements such as carbon fiber inserts in the lower part of the front section and in the side trims, as well as carbon fiber fins in the rear diffuser.
He Digital Radio system is now standard. Digital broadcast radio stations in DAB, DAB + and DMB audio formats offer significantly better sound quality.