The Porsche Taycan and Taycan Cross Turismo have undergone significant changes in terms of range, connectivity and colors. These upgrades include the integration of Android Auto into the Porsche Communication Management (PCM) system and the availability of Remote Park Assist for the first time on the Taycan.
Porsche has now equipped its first fully electric Taycan model with a new optional assistance system whereby a user can control the parking of the electric vehicle using a smartphone, which can be done without the presence of the driver. driving. With this, the system will automatically detect parking spaces and measure them using the vehicle’s ultrasonic sensors and camera systems. If there is enough space, the user can start the parking process via the Porsche Connect app and then exit the electric vehicle. The driver can continuously monitor the parking process by pressing and holding a button on the smartphone app interface. The Remote Park Assist function will then take the wheel and also control the forward and reverse movements of the electric car. If the user releases the button, the Taycan EV will immediately stop the parking maneuver.
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The luxury automaker has also introduced the Paint to Sample and Paint to Sample Plus options where potential customers can paint their Taycan electric vehicles to their choice of color, making it more personalized. These colors can range from classic ’90s ruby red to bright acid green, Porsche explains. The automaker also indicates that the new Taycan model year will not be homologated separately and therefore there will be no new WLTP range values. However, the actual reach of the latest versions will be greater in everyday use. The company has incorporated many technological developments to achieve this feat.
The popular EV will also now come with improved thermal management and charging functions. With the Turbo Charging Planner, the high-voltage battery can now be heated to a slightly higher temperature than before, informs Porsche. This means that one can charge the VE quickly and also at a higher charge level. In addition, the waste heat from the electrical components will be used more for regulating the temperature of the battery.
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Taycan Model Line Vice President Kevin Giek shares that these new updates will only make Taycan more popular among customers. “Our all-electric Taycan line is growing and thriving. The new Cross Turismo, which was added to the lineup in the spring, is proving extremely popular with our customers, as demonstrated by the excellent number of orders recorded for it, ”he adds.