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    End of my Taycan Journey

    After taking delivery of my 2022 Taycan 4S, I racked up 26,603 miles in less than 8 months. A few weeks ago, I was rear-ended in North Carolina and hit hard. I was lucky to walk away without any readily apparent serious injuries. Today, I was informed that the car is a total loss. Yes, the car...
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    New 19.2kW Porsche Wall Charger Connect -- Discounted Price via Black Friday Sale 2022

    Black Friday promotion is very much in effect. I just got an email. Taycan...
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    OTA screwed up my PCM at 3AM

    Well, I had an interesting experience. I was traveling early on Tuesday morning and had stopped at rest stop on the PA Turnpike. When I returned to my car, the PCM just hung on the Porsche and Taycan boot animations. I tried restarting the PCM multiple times using the engineering screen and no...
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    Taycan S?

    I saw a Taycan today in Massachusetts badged as a “Taycan S”. Such a thing doesn’t exist, right?
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    Put the Winter Wheels/Tires and saw a significant range bump

    My Taycan 4S came with the Mission E wheels and summer performance. They’re awesome, but it’s getting cold, so I had my 20” Sport Aero winter wheel set popped on the Taycan. While not nearly as iconic as the Mission Es, the wheels do look sharp and I enjoy the seasonal change. Immediately after...
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    Porsche Testing Vibrating Car to Make EVs more Aerodynamic
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    Navigation/Charging Destination Tip

    If you have Google selected when searching for your charger destination, the Taycan won’t precondition the battery for fast charging. You need to enter the DC charger location using Porsche’s built-in search capability. I discovered this issue when I was trying to figure out why I was...
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    Paint Correction, Ceramic Coating, and PPF

    I just got my 2022 Taycan 4S back from Menard Premium Detailing here in southeastern Pennsylvania. We did full paint correction, because even a brand new Porsche needs paint correction. CQuartz Finest Ceramic coating, including wheels and calipers STEK PPF (Front plus) Full Hood Full Front...
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    Traded in my 2020 Porsche 911 (992) Carrera 4S for a Taycan 4S

    Why did I trade in my 911? Last year, I had the use of a Taycan 4S loaner car over Labor Day weekend. The car made an impression on me. I put 430 miles on the car and yes, that’s a heck of a test drive. I had previously driven a variety of Tesla EVs (3, S, X) and they always left me cold. For...
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    Taycan featured in NY Post story about fuel economy “Since then, the gas guru has been setting records left and right. He did 472 miles on a single charge of a 2021 Porsche Taycan that was only meant to do 225, and got 1,675 miles out of just one tank of...
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    How much battery does a Taycan use per day just sitting there?

    I’m doing some traveling where the car is going to be left at the airport. What kind of weekly/daily battery loss are people seeing with the car parked for extended periods of time? Does it have a deep sleep mode like Tesla?
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    Which 20” wheel option is the most aerodynamic?

    My Taycan 4S is inbound with Mission E wheels. I am looking to pick up a 20” winter wheel set and considering the following options. 20” Sport Aero Winter Wheel Set 20” Turbo Aero Winter Wheel Set 20” Tequipment Design Winter Wheel Set I appreciate that my 21” summers aren’t particularly...