Where is the spare tire in the taycan? Is it a full size tire?

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Where is the spare tire in the taycan? Is it a full size tire?
 

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It is more the “invisible” variety. It doesn’t have one.
 
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Thanks, I wondered about that. Guess it's a weight thing, good to know.
 

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Tesla Model S doesn't either. Can be an issue with summer performance tires.
 

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A lot of cars now no longer have spares. I haven’t gotten one in any car for years now.
 

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Use the "Tire Pilot" for inflating deflated tires... it works rather well, IMHO.
 

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The ‘tyre fix in a can’ is far from ideal as it renders the possible repair very difficult if not impossible. If I get a flat, I’m calling in a tyre company.
 

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Yes but I have yet once had a sealant repair kit do anything except spill out of the rupture from the tire and onto the road....
 

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Yes but I have yet once had a sealant repair kit do anything except spill out of the rupture from the tire and onto the road....
The air pump is handy.

And if it were a simple nail puncture, in the tread of the tire, then the sealant would help. But it can’t fix major damage, or sidewall damage.
 

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The air pump is handy.

And if it were a simple nail puncture, in the tread of the tire, then the sealant would help. But it can’t fix major damage, or sidewall damage.
Absolutely but I have yet to find this to be the case with low profile/performance tires, because either its a slow leak, where I get a TPMS warning and fill up until I can patch, or it leads to a pretty rapid and catastrophic tear in the sidewall before I can pull over and stop.

YMMV.
 

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