That is proper, a Porsche Taycan Turbo S pushed by racing driver Leh Eager lately set the official Guinness Indoor Land Velocity File. The quickest and sooner model of the Taycan was little doubt chosen due to its 750 hp and exceptionally brutal off-the-line efficiency because of its launch management. In spite of everything, when we first tested the Taycan Turbo S in February of last year, it recorded an astonishing zero-to-60-mph time of two.four seconds. It is likely one of the quickest automobiles we have ever examined, and little doubt the proper automobile to set this file.
The situation for this file was the New Orleans Conference Middle. It encompasses a couple of million sq. toes and is residence to the biggest contiguous exhibit corridor in the USA. With nothing at the moment being exhibited, the empty corridor’s size made it a super location for a file try, albeit with one huge hurdle to beat.
Like these in most conference facilities, the flooring within the NOCC are polished concrete, and that makes them a lot slicker than regular highway surfaces. The Taycan’s tires have been heated for slightly further grip and to assist guarantee Porsche did not as a substitute set a file for the very best velocity of an indoors automotive accident. Additionally, this Taycan was lacking its headlights due to a stipulation that required any automotive trying to set a brand new mark be non-homologated, as was the earlier record-setter, a rally-prepped Ford Fiesta pushed by Tanner Foust.
After a number of apply runs, Eager hit 102.6 mph indoors, a quantity verified by unbiased adjudicators and properly surpassing the earlier bar of 86 mph. Fairly cool, Porsche. Hold the oddball data coming.