Earlier this yr, Porsche released a substantial software update for its sporty Taycan EV that delivered vary and charging pace enhancements. In case you really feel these enhancements weren’t sufficient, the automaker is releasing a hardware upgrade for current Taycan fashions that halves charging occasions. On Efficiency Battery-equipped Taycans, Porsche says its new 19.2 kW onboard charging module cuts Stage 2 charging occasions from nine-and-a-half hours to simply underneath 5 hours. In the meantime, these with Efficiency Battery Plus fashions can sit up for refilling their automotive’s battery from zero to full in a little bit over 5 hours, down from ten-and-a-half hours beforehand. The module additionally provides Plug and Cost capabilities to 2020 Taycans, a characteristic that first arrived on 2021 models.
Dramatically bettering your Taycan’s charging occasions will price you $1,850.15. It is going to additionally take your native Porsche dealership about 12 hours to put in the module, so when you’re fascinated by buying the improve on your EV, count on to be with out your automotive for at the very least a day. The module can be obtainable as an improve for brand new Taycans. You’ll be able to add it to your order by deciding on the KB4 choice from the net configurator. If you wish to make the most of 19.2 kW charging speeds at dwelling you too can buy Porsche’s new wall charging unit. It retails for $1,586 (not together with set up charges) and requires a 100-amp circuit for the very best efficiency, although Porsche says it could possibly additionally work with lower-capacity circuits.