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Porsche Taycan achieves new Guinness World Records title
Porsche Taycan achieves new Guinness World Records title
Porsche Taycan achieves new Guinness World Records title
Porsche Taycan achieves new Guinness World Records title

Porsche Taycan achieves new Guinness World Records title

08/3/2021

Racing driver Leh Keen has accelerated the Porsche Taycan to 165.1 km/h inside an exhibition hall in New Orleans, Louisiana. In doing so, he set the world record for the fastest speed driven by a vehicle in an enclosed building.

The previous Guinness World Records title for the fastest speed by a vehicle indoors stood at 138.4 km/h. The rules, strictly enforced by Guinness World Records, are daunting. Keen had to start his record attempt and finish it at a standstill, all within the space of the building, there could be no run-up, no safety net, no doors open and therefore no escape route. For good reasons, therefore, the record has stood for seven years. 

Nevertheless, Keen proceeded enthusiastically with his planning. He required a car that was surefooted in challenging conditions, a vehicle that’s among the hardest accelerating and, crucially, hardest decelerating cars on sale today and that he would trust his life with in order to break the record safely. The car that met this criteria was the all-electric Taycan Turbo S, with all-wheel drive to maximise grip, powerful carbon-ceramic brakes and the ability to accelerate to 100 km/h from a standstill in just 2.8 seconds.

Please contact our centre on 01642939439 o r info@porscheteesside.co.uk for more details on the Taycan range. 

 

Taycan Turbo S: CO2 emissions combined 0 g/km, Electricity consumption combined 28.5 kwh/100 km.