The Porsche Taycan has set a document for the quickest single journey in an EV from Thailand to Singapore.
The distinctive problem in Southeast Asia was a part of Porsche’s ongoing seventy fifth anniversary celebrations and noticed three journalists undertake the difficult continuous drive from Bang Yai on the outskirts of Bangkok to Gardens by the Bay in Singapore.
The group took turns behind the wheel of a Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo rocking a particular seventy fifth anniversary livery within the try that was dubbed the “Taycan Document Run.”
Because the distance from Bangkok to Singapore is 1,146 miles (1,845 kilometers), the Taycan 4S Cross Turismo wanted a number of recharging periods alongside the best way, with the group utilizing the fast-charging Shell Recharge Excessive Efficiency Charging (HPC) community. Powered by ABB’s 180 kW and 360 kW DC chargers, the stations had been lately opened throughout the area by Shell in collaboration with Porsche.
Every of the three journalists – Pholpat Salayakanond from Thailand, Pan Eu-Jin from Malaysia, and Desmond Chan from Singapore – drove in shifts, stopping just for 25-minute charging intervals at Shell’s HPC stations. The quick charging periods had been made doable by the Taycan 4S Cross Turismo’s 800-volt charging structure.
Fitted with the elective Efficiency Battery Plus pack, the Taycan 4S Cross Turismo presents a variety of as much as 318 miles (512 kilometers) on the WLTP check cycle and an elevated experience peak, which served it properly on this lengthy and difficult journey. To set a sound document, the automobile needed to observe all nationwide pace limits, which helped the EV maximize driving vary.
The Taycan’s timing sheets for the whole journey had been authenticated by TAG Heuer timekeepers, and the consequence was 29 hours and quarter-hour, making it the quickest single journey in an EV from Thailand to Singapore.
“Our first all-electric sports activities automobile, the Porsche Taycan, is already the benchmark for sporty efficiency, dynamic dealing with and environment friendly charging. Now, we elevate the use-case for electrical automobiles even additional, by exhibiting that long-distance, cross-border EV journey might be each quick and seamless with this first-ever Thailand-to-Singapore EV document.”
Andre Model, Normal Supervisor of Porsche Singapore
At their arrival in Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay, the drivers had been welcomed by fellow Taycan house owners from Porsche Membership Singapore, Porsche employees and occasion companions, in addition to officers from the Singapore and Malaysia Guide of Information.