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Since I got the car yesterday, I’ve been playing around with it a lot. One thing that seems odd is the Armrest doesn’t seem to fully open to a 90 degree angle. Stops around 75 degrees or so, making getting stuff in and out kind of a pain, especially because that is where apple play connects.

Can any other owners confirm this? I want to force it up more but afraid I might break it.
 

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It is a little odd how it opens and kind of dangles, definitely a quirk.
 

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Awful design. But “normal” in all Taycans.

EDIT: changed “cars” to “Taycans” for clarity of intent. :cool:
 
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Awful design. But “normal” in all cars.
? For comparison, I just checked 3 cars in my driveway, a Mazda, a BMW, and a Lexus. In all 3, the center console armrest stays up when you open it.
 
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? For comparison, I just checked 3 cars in my driveway, a Mazda, a BMW, and a Lexus. In all 3, the center console armrest stayed up with you opened it.
Oops. Yeah. Sorry. I meant all Taycans. “...all our cars.”

All OTHER cars I’ve ever owned: An Armrest cover opens all the way... And Stays Open! Dear Porsche: WTF?!?
 
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My Escalade opens all the way too. Irritating quirk on Porsches. My Panamera may have been the same way, but I don’t remember.
 

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Anyone have a Dremel tool I can borrow? BRB...
 

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Since I got the car yesterday, I’ve been playing around with it a lot. One thing that seems odd is the Armrest doesn’t seem to fully open to a 90 degree angle. Stops around 75 degrees or so, making getting stuff in and out kind of a pain, especially because that is where apple play connects.

Can any other owners confirm this? I want to force it up more but afraid I might break it.
Exactly the same problem. What a stupid design quirk. If anyone comes up with a nice looking fix please share!

Yeah - ha ha, there is a pretty simple fix for this, just using a bent piece of ss sheeting and a couple screws.
Hmm I think I know what you are suggesting. Might try that.

However failing that.. I might just use an old rusty hinge :)
 

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