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Porsche World Roadshow returns to Malaysia; 2024's edition brings expert guidance, Taycan facelift and all-new Macan EV showcased

Sanjay · Jun 21, 2024 12:00 PM

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Porsche Malaysia, through Sime Darby Auto Performance (SDAP), is hosting the Porsche World Roadshow (PWRS) at the Sepang International Circuit from 20-June to 29-June, a return of the programme that was last held here in 2021.

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The worldwide tour features expert guidance from certified international Porsche instructors, offering participants the chance to engage in various driving exercises such as acceleration, braking, slalom, and off-road driving on the racetrack.

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Porsche World Roadshow returns to Malaysia; 2024's edition brings expert guidance, Taycan facelift and all-new Macan EV showcased 01

Attendees will have the opportunity to experience a wide range of Porsche models, including the 911 Targa 4 GTS, 911 Turbo S, 911 GT3 RS, 718 Cayman GT4 RS, Spyder RS, Cayenne Turbo E-Hybrid, Macan GTS, the new Panamera, the new Taycan Turbo, and the Taycan Turbo S Cross Turismo.

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In an exclusive debut at PWRS Malaysia, the new Taycan is introduced with prices starting at RM 575,000. The event also offers a sneak preview of the all-electric 2024 Porsche Macan, now available for pre-launch booking prior to its official local release.

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Christopher Hunter, Chief Executive Officer of Sime Darby Auto Performance, expressed his excitement: “We are thrilled to host PWRS in Malaysia. It offers an extraordinary driving experience for Porsche enthusiasts, allowing them to fully immerse in the thrill and performance of these remarkable sports cars. This event provides a unique opportunity to explore the full potential of our high-performance machines, delivering a real taste of adrenaline and the distinctive Porsche DNA.”

2024 Porsche Taycan FL in Malaysia

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The PWRS event marks the Malaysian debut of the new Taycan Turbo and Taycan Turbo S Cross Turismo. These updated models boast significant enhancements, including increased power, extended range, quicker acceleration, and faster charging capabilities with improved stability. T

he Taycan and Taycan Turbo S, for instance, accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.8 and 2.4 seconds respectively, making them 0.6 and 0.4 seconds faster than their predecessors.

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The WLTP range for these models has also seen a substantial increase, reaching up to 678 km—a 35% improvement. This extended range reduces the need for frequent charging stops on long journeys, and the vehicles recharge faster at 800-volt DC charging stations.

Additionally, all Taycan versions come with an enhanced standard equipment list and feature the latest generation of the Porsche Driver Experience, offering an improved display and control interface.

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Bookings for the new Porsche Taycan models are now open, with availability at Porsche Centres nationwide starting in July 2024, with prices beginning at RM 575,000.

2024 Porsche Macan EV previewed

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At PWRS Malaysia, attendees received an exclusive preview of the all-electric Porsche Macan ahead of its official launch.

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The new Macan 4 and Macan Turbo, representing the second generation of Porsche’s compact SUV, feature a fully electric drivetrain, showcasing Porsche's iconic design, performance, long-distance range, and everyday practicality. 

Sanjay

Senior Writer

With humble beginnings collecting diecast models and spending hours virtually tuning dream cars on the computer, his love of cars has delightfully transformed into a career. Sanjay enjoys how the same passion for cars transcends boundaries and brings people together.

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