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Porsche’s new integrated charger for Taycan EVs halves Level 2 charging time


But you will have to pay $1,850 for the module and another $1,586 for the new wall charger.

Earlier this year, Porsche released an important software update for myself Sports Taycan EV has brought improvements in charging range and speed. If you feel those improvements aren’t enough, the automaker release hardware upgrade for current Taycan models that halve the charging time. On Taycans equipped with Performance batteries, Porsche says its new 19.2 kW integrated charging module reduces Level 2 charging time from 9 and a half hours to just under 5 hours. Meanwhile, those using the Performance Battery Plus model can expect to fully charge their car’s battery from zero to full in just over five hours, down from 10 and a half hours previously. This module also adds Plug and Charge capability to Taycans 2020, a feature First arriving on 2021 models.

Porsche Taycan charging module

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Dramatically improving the Taycan’s charging time will cost you $1,850.15. Your local Porsche dealer will also take around 12 hours to install this module, so if you’re thinking of buying an upgrade for your electric vehicle, be prepared to be car-free for at least an hour. day. This module is also available as an upgrade to the new Taycan. You can add it to your order by selecting the KB4 option from the online configurator. If you want to take advantage of the 19.2 kW charging speed at home, you can also purchase a new Porsche wall charger. It retails for $1,586 (not including installation fees) and requires 100-amp circuitry for the best possible performance, although Porsche says it can also work with lower power circuits. .

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