Hollywood actor and Porsche enthusiast Keanu Reeves and English-American actor and filmmaker Alex Winter put the new Porsche Taycan Turbo electric sports to the test in Southern California. The epic drive down the Pacific Coast Highway to the Porsche Experience Center Los Angeles is captured in the eight-minute film “Going the Distance” that premiered on the Porsche YouTube channel.
Throughout the film, Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter are given challenges by an all-star cast. Racer and stunt driver Tanner Foust makes a guest appearance for the first stop in the film offering the actos the chance to experience the thrill of Launch Control in a Taycan Turbo on a closed course road. Next, Porsche Factory Race Driver, Patrick Long challenges them to try a two-mile hill climb up the Pacific Coast Highway following a 918 Spyder supercar. The two round out their experience on the Porsche Experience Center Los Angeles’ track to attempt to outdo the Taycan’s drift record. The challenges were performed under supervision of professional drivers on closed course.
The Taycan Turbo electric sports is capable of accelerating from a standstill to 60 mph in just 3-seconds. It’s fitted with four wheel drive and, through its twin electric motors, it has a combined 670 hp. The Taycan is available to be tested on track and to their limits at the Porsche Experience Center Los Angeles and Atlanta.