Porsche goes the extreme to kick off launch for new Taycan Cross Turismo
Coinciding with the introduction of the very first versions, Porsche Middle East and Africa FZE is celebrating the newest all-electric Taycan Cross Turismo using a thrilling movie that showcases the flexible version being pushed to its limits in 2 distant locations with opposing climatic extremes. Driving cinematic content production to some other leveI, it's the first time that an automotive manufacturer published a campaign movie recorded entirely with a first-person perspective (FPV) drone in these challenging problems.
Two indistinguishable race tracks, one from the northwestern desert in Liwa (UAE) and another on a snow-blanketed suspended lake north of the Arctic circle in Levi (Finland), play host to the job, branded Drive2Extremes, that visits that the Taycan Cross Turismo electricity between two contrasting worlds. Taking the viewer with this visual travel is your FPV drone videography of gifted Johnny Schaer, heralded among the world's greatest drone pilots and much better called Johnny FPV.
Reflecting the character of this Taycan Cross Turismo, the world's first electric Cross Utility Vehicle, the landmark enthusiast movie includes groundbreaking FPV drone cinematography shooting epic driving minutes, intense landscapes and real, persuasive person performances.
Crucial to this project's success along with also the visual appeal is the special mixture of exciting young talent. Drone innovator Johnny Schaer, and Emmy-award-winning manager, Nicholas Schrunk, join seamlessly with professional racing driver and Porsche driving instructor, Jukka Honkavuori, to make the world-merging edit, captured between the biting cold of Levi and the blistering heat of Liwa.
Commenting on the project, Chief Executive Officer in Porsche Middle East and Africa FZE, Dr Manfred Braeunl, welcomed the launching video for its new Taycan Cross Turismo: "Innovative, exciting, and exploding with Porsche DNA, this version proclaims 'experience' and an 'active lifestyle.' With this leading-edge manufacturing, we would like to underline the flexibility and endurance of this all-new Taycan Cross Turismo for a creative, individual and ambitious way of life."
Markus Peter, Marketing Director in Porsche Middle East and Africa FZE, added: "By teaming up with advanced material creators, we authentically showcase the vehicle in new viewpoints and make curiosity, boosting the consciousness for our electrical goods."
Using its off-road components and benchmark functionality, together with average Porsche comfort and innovative design, the Taycan Cross Turismo is your all-rounder among electrical sports cars. Three derivatives of this Taycan Cross Turismo are currently available, all containing the Performance Battery Plus as standard, offering around 456 kilometers of variety from the 93.4 kWh battery.
The Taycan 4 Cross Turismo produces overboost electricity of around 350 kW (476 PS), accelerating from 0-100 km/h in 5.1 seconds and has a high rate 220 km/h, together with all the Taycan 4S Cross Turismo further ahead. The Turbo version has become easily the most effective of the three, bringing around 500 kW (680 PS) and accelerating from 0-100 km/h in 3.3 seconds. Its top speed is 250 km/h.
The new versions feature all of the resources of this Taycan sport saloon, for instance, 800-volt structure, two-speed transmission over the back axle, and large recuperative power of up to 275 kW.
Furthermore, the new Cross Turismo variety includes more headroom for rear-seat passengers and a maximum luggage compartment capacity of over 1,200 litres packed through the massive tailgate. The brand new chassis, with regular all-wheel-drive and adaptive air suspension, is height-adjustable.
Design elements include specific wheelarch trims, unique lower aprons in the front and back in addition to the side sills. The discretionary Off-Road design bundle increases ground clearance by around 30 mm to get harder off-road terrain. The conventional "Gravel Mode" enhances the suitability of this brand new version for driving on rough roads.
Braeunl is convinced that the Taycan Cross Turismo is a significant addition to the new array: "Already, we've seen significant need for your Taycan across the area and I anticipate that the special and adventuresome Cross Turismo will add to this because we further expands the brand's already considerable progress towards sustainable mobility."
The Drive2Extremes movie is published on Porsche's official YouTube channel in addition to about the Porsche Newsroom. Notably, beyond the comic movie, a run of behind-the-scenes and explainer videos will take viewers deep into the identifying production ensuring a vast assortment of interesting content which will be released shortly.
All CO2 emissions in the creation of Drive2Extremes were offset through a partnership with ALLCOT, a project developer managing initiatives which reduce greenhouse gas emissions to actively fight climate change.
The consumption and CO2 emission values have been decided in keeping with the brand new Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP). The NEDC values derived from that ought to continue to be given for now.