The arrival of the all-electric sports car at each stop will mark the start of local sustainability projects that focus on empowerment and education in the areas of the environment, health and social integration. After its first point of call at Porsche Leipzig, the Taycan is heading to Switzerland. Porsche Schweiz AG is committed to the mobility of people with disabilities and is further expanding its social commitment to inclusivity. The Porsche brand embodies the idea of making dreams come true and, with this project, would like to play a part in helping people with disabilities to go for a hike.

Taycan, „Join the Porsche Ride“, Switzerland, 2022, Porsche AG
After the first stop at Porsche Leipzig, the Taycan reaches Switzerland.
Taycan, „Join the Porsche Ride“, Switzerland, 2022, Porsche AG
Porsche Schweiz AG cooperates with Procap Switzerland, which is active in the field of accessible hiking.
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Experiencing Swiss nature on a walking trail is not possible for everyone. Hiking routes are rarely accessible for people with physical disabilities and are often impassable for blind or visually impaired people. In order to make obstacles such as bodies of water, cattle gates, barriers and steps more easily negotiable – and thereby making hiking possible for everyone – Porsche Schweiz AG is cooperating with Procap Schweiz, the largest self-help organisation by and for people with disabilities in Switzerland. The shared goal is to achieve inclusion through mobility and, by so doing, to promote social interaction.

„Join the Porsche Ride“, Switzerland, 2022, Porsche AG
Hiking trails will be made accessible to blind and visually impaired people by means of voice guidance and GPS data via an app.

Barbara Frenkel is the Executive Board Member for Procurement at Porsche AG and, together with Albrecht Reimold, Executive Board Member for Production and Logistics, is responsible for the sustainability strategy: “Social commitment is an integral part of our sustainability strategy, alongside ecological and economic criteria,” she says. “Porsche sees itself as a partner to society. Mobility means freedom and independence. We want to make this possible for people for whom barriers are not easy to overcome.”

Michael Glinski, CEO of Porsche Schweiz AG adds: “We want to create added value with this long-term social project and raise awareness of the everyday problems faced by people with disabilities in society. It’s not just a question of financial support, but also a joint project that incorporates knowledge and active support from Porsche. Our efforts also encourage our employees to volunteer as tandem partners for hikes or to pitch in on the expansion of hiking trails.”

„Join the Porsche Ride“, Switzerland, 2022, Porsche AG
Trails that are not passable for wheelchair users alone due to the gradient are marked.

“There are 1.8 million people with disabilities living in Switzerland. In other words, one in five faces difficulties in daily life,” says Laurent Duvanel, President of Procap Switzerland. “In our view, even more commitment to accessibility is needed in Switzerland, so we are very happy about the cooperation with Porsche and particularly about the fact that Porsche is not only supporting us financially, but also with expertise. A great example of this is how Porsche employees are assisting us with university projects such as an electrically powered trekking wheelchair. Their expertise in the areas of electromobility and lightweight construction is shaping the implementation of this project.”

„Join the Porsche Ride“, Switzerland, 2022, Porsche AG
Porsche plans to support Procap in other fields as well.

Procap has been active in the field of accessible hiking for some time and has worked with SchweizMobil and local sponsors to create 78 obstacle-free hiking trails in Switzerland that are accessible to people with mobility impairments as well as blind and visually impaired people. Detailed descriptions of these accessible trails are available at www.schweizmobil.ch. Porsche plans to support Procap in the addition of further hiking trails as well as in other fields: Besides accessibility, the focus will be on experiences, accompaniment by tandem partners and mutual learning to raise awareness.

For all projects under the Join the Porsche Ride banner, Porsche strives to ensure effectiveness in a verifiable, quantifiable and measurable manner. In doing so, the cooperation partners can assess their long-term positive influence on the behaviour and living conditions of the target groups.

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911 Turbo S

WLTP*
  • 12.3 – 12.0 l/100 km
  • 278 – 271 g/km

911 Turbo S

Fuel consumption* / Emissions*
Fuel consumption* combined (WLTP) 12.3 – 12.0 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions* combined (WLTP) 278 – 271 g/km
NEDC*
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  • 254 g/km

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Fuel consumption* / Emissions*
Fuel consumption* combined (NEDC) 11.1 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions* combined (NEDC) 254 g/km

911 Targa models

WLTP*
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  • 257 – 236 g/km

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Fuel consumption* / Emissions*
Fuel consumption* combined (WLTP) 11.3 – 10.4 l/100 km
CO₂ emissions* combined (WLTP) 257 – 236 g/km
NEDC*
  • 10.7 – 9.8 l/100 km
  • 243 – 223 g/km

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Fuel consumption* / Emissions*
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CO₂ emissions* combined (NEDC) 243 – 223 g/km

Taycan Cross Turismo Models

WLTP*
  • 24.8 – 21.2 kWh/100 km
  • 0 g/km
  • 415 – 490 km

Taycan Cross Turismo Models

Fuel consumption* / Emissions*
Electric power consumption* combined (WLTP) 24.8 – 21.2 kWh/100 km
CO₂ emissions* combined (WLTP) 0 g/km
Electric range* combined (WLTP) 415 – 490 km
Electric range* in town (WLTP) 517 – 616 km
NEDC*
  • 26.5 – 26.2 kWh/100 km
  • 0 g/km

Taycan Cross Turismo Models

Fuel consumption* / Emissions*
Electric power consumption* combined (NEDC) 26.5 – 26.2 kWh/100 km
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Taycan Sports Sedan Models

WLTP*
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  • 0 g/km
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Fuel consumption* / Emissions*
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CO₂ emissions* combined (WLTP) 0 g/km
Electric range* combined (WLTP) 370 – 512 km
Electric range* in town (WLTP) 440 – 630 km
NEDC*
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  • 0 g/km

Taycan Sports Sedan Models

Fuel consumption* / Emissions*
Electric power consumption* combined (NEDC) 27.0 – 25.4 kWh/100 km
CO₂ emissions* combined (NEDC) 0 g/km

Taycan 4S

WLTP*
  • 24.1 – 19.8 kWh/100 km
  • 0 g/km
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Taycan 4S

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CO₂ emissions* combined (WLTP) 0 g/km
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Electric range* in town (WLTP) 454 – 611 km
NEDC*
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Taycan 4S

Fuel consumption* / Emissions*
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CO₂ emissions* combined (NEDC) 0 g/km