I was wondering the same so had to confirm on here.
Looks like lithium is the reason. Lithium prices have been supply-stricken and raw material prices have moved up 4x in the past 1-2 years.
Supply shocks, oil surges, and EV demand are all contributors...
I want to add, if this was easily found on google, I would not have asked on this forum. Seeing the flood of 12v battery issues here, it made sense to just ask here.
My search results has pinged with 800v battery replacement prices, not thr 12v
During Covid lockdowns here, a lot of taycan 12v ran into issues after close to two months of no driving.
I don’t have the spec as the quote was stated in a Porsche chat group.
Would be nice if anyone can let me know wha r prices they were quoted.
My 12v taycan googles did not come back...
Want to check with everyone here. Porsche China is quoting 1500 usd for a 12v battery replacement. They are saying Taycan 12v battery is lithium based and different from traditional lead based batteries.
This price sounds high, by at least 3x.
Can anyone cross reference thee price in their...
I bet Porsche has already considered many alternative sounds.
I prefer the sound the Porsche engineers have specifically selected to use on the Taycan, but this modification to the sound does open up the imagination to possibilities. An electric car pretending to be a V8 comes off as...