Say What?!: Electric Porsche Breaks World Records With Mine-to-Mountain Drive

An all-electric Porsche took an unusual route that started in a mine and ended on a mountain to break the Guinness World Record for the greatest altitude change ever achieved by an electric car.

The German automaker said the Taycan Cross Turismo started its journey at a depth of 1,774 feet below sea level at Eagle Mine in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and used a ramp designed for mining equipment to return to the surface before crossing six states to the summit of Colorado’s Pikes Peak, at an altitude of 14,115 feet.

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