The EV wars are heating up and Germany’s vaunted Nurburgring Nordschleife is the new battleground. The new Taycan set a better-than-commendable 7:42, and Porsche welcomes the competition.
The epic Nurburgring Nordschleife has been a performance benchmark for decades. Largely unchanged since the 1920s, this 12.9-mile stretch of undulating asphalt is a must-visit destination for any performance car worth its salt. Lately, with the rise of performance-oriented electric cars, the track has earned new significance not just thanks to its difficulty, but its length.
EVs are remarkably good at delivering ridiculous acceleration in short bursts, but sustained performance is … More