Taycan Takeoff

$129
First person
$25 per extra person

Sessions

Wed

27th Sep 2021
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THU

27th Sep 2021
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FRI

27th Sep 2021
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SAT

27th Sep 2021
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SUN

27th Sep 2021
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MON

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cars

MUSTANG GT

CHEVROLET CAMARO

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Our most powerful cars that really deliver the grunt! The closest you’ll get to driving a V8 Supercar, these machines are almost identical to the ones racing in the championship and offer the most intense, exhilarating and heart racing driving or passenger experience. Get strapped in and feel the power!

Ultimate Supercar Experience

Starting from 5 Laps
Drive a Mustang GT or Chevrolet Camaro
Up to 200km/h

PRICING

5 x Drive or passenger laps
$369
Combo 5 Drive + 3 Passenger Laps
$539
Add extra laps to your experience
$60/lap

FEATURING

The Highlands Taycan Takeoff is definitely not for the faint-hearted, you will be left buzzing!

Professional Driver

3 Electric takeoffs

Up to 3 passengers

Day of the event

1.  ARRIVAL

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your booked experience then fill out your details on the paperwork on the tables at the front of pitlane.

2.  SHOW ID AND LICENCE

Drivers will need to show their photo ID and voucher/

confirmation email at the desk. Drivers will then be given an armband.

3.  driver briefing

Your next step will be the drivers’ briefing, at the end of the briefing you’ll receive a stamp.

4.  staging area

Participants will then get ready to head out on track, they’ll head to the staging area in pitlane to get suited.

5.  get on the track

Next, you’ll proceed to the waiting bays and get in line to jump in a car. You’ll be behind the wheel in no time from here.

6.  get certificate

After you are off track your printed certificate will be ready for pick up. You’re welcome to grab a coffee or some food from our onsite café.

get certificate

After you are off track your printed certificate will be ready for pick up. You’re welcome to grab a coffee or some food from our onsite café.

VEHICLE DETAILS

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Slick tires

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Powerful engines

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Vehicle details

Experience electrified speed with the Porsche Taycan Takeoff. No other car in the Highlands fleet will take you from 0 to 100 in 2.4 seconds. Dual electric producing 1050Nm of Torque and 750 HP.

G-Forces

The G-Forces of the first all-electric Porsche will take your breath away as you takeoff along the track!

A & B configuration

This experience takes part on A & B configuration of the famous Highlands circuit which showcases the power of the mighty Taycan Takeoff.

Taycan

STARTING FROM
$129
- $25 per extra person (max 3 people)

Drivers NEED

  • Photo ID.
  • Voucher or booking confirmation.
  • Drivers have to be over the age of 18.
  • Minimum clothing requirement for this event is long sleeve shirt (covering to wrists), long pants (covering to ankle) and enclosed shoes.
  • Balaclava (Can be purchased on the day for $10).

passengers NEED

  • Photo ID.
  • Voucher or booking confirmation.
  • Must be over the age of 7.
  • All passengers under 18-years-old need to have parental permission. Legal guardians must sign the indemnity form and produce their Photo ID and Medicare listing themselves and the child.
  • Minimum clothing requirement for this event is long sleeve shirt (covering to wrists), long pants (covering to ankle) and enclosed shoes.
  • Balaclava (Can be purchased on the day for $10).

Customer reviewS

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The Go Karting was absolutely great fun!

“- Neil”

The Go Karting was absolutely great fun!

The Go Karting was absolutely great fun!

The Go Karting was absolutely great fun!

Enjoyed the Taycan Takeoff. Was a fantastic experience from start to finish. Just a great afternoon and great people, thanks so much, I will definitely be back

- Dary

Had an amazing time for my husband’s 60th, we did the go carts, taxi around the track, museum and the best of all the Taycan 100km in 2.4 seconds, a must do. We loved it.

– Kay

My partner and I had an amazing ride in the Porsche Taycan. Our driver was fantastic and gave us an adrenaline packed experience. I have already recommended for people to visit Highlands and have a go.

– Julie

Fantastic experience thank you. Paul is an awesome driver and felt safe and in good hands. All the team were welcoming and made it a great day

– Adele

Leader Board Challenge

Make a name for yourself in the Hampton Downs Go Kart Leader Board Challenge, Powered by Driven

How it works

Every Sunday until April 3rd 2022
Fastest lap times qualify for the Leader Board races
Leader Board races are held on the BIG 830m Le Mans track

PRICING

5 x Drive or passenger laps
$229
Combo 5 Drive + 3 passenger laps
$333
Add extra laps to your experience
$39/lap

Things you need to know

Safety

  • Minimum age: 10 years (single) and 6 years (tandem)
  • Minimum height: 140cm (single) and 120cm (tandem)
  • Maximum height: 2m (single)
  • Maximum weight: 120kg (single)
  • Drivers must be aged 16 years and over for the tandem karts
We have a zero tolerance to alcohol on all self drive activities.
Any injuries must be cleared by the Go Kart Team.
Tandem Karts are speed limited to be slower than Single Karts and they are designed for an adult and a child.
Our Go Kart Track is weather dependant.
Driver minimum age is 10 years old and must be over height of 140cm*
Passenger minimum age is 6years old and must be over height of 120cm*
You must arrive and check in at Highlands at least 30 minutes before your booking time.

What to wear

ALWAYS
No loose items or clothing
Ensure long hair is tied up and tucked inside your helmet or down the back of your top.
SUMMER SPECIFIC
Sunscreen for summer Central Otago Sun.
Recommend cotton tees and longer shorts.
Winter specific
Gloves for the cold.

What we provide

Helmet and hair net
Helmets available with a Go-Pro mounts, so you can bring your Go-Pro!
We have secure lockers to store your items while on track.

Fast Facts & Safety

  • Minimum age: 10 years (single) and 6 years (tandem)
  • Minimum height: 140cm (single) and 120cm (tandem)
  • Maximum height: 2m (single)
  • Maximum weight: 120kg (single)
  • Drivers must be aged 16 years and over for the tandem karts
Experience three takeoffs
A & B configuration of Highlands Circuit
Experience individually or as a group of up to 3
No special clothing required
This experience is weather dependant

What to wear

  • Minimum age: 10 years (single) and 6 years (tandem)
  • Minimum height: 140cm (single) and 120cm (tandem)
  • Maximum height: 2m (single)
  • Maximum weight: 120kg (single)
  • Drivers must be aged 16 years and over for the tandem karts
Nothing special is required for this ride.

What we provide

  • Minimum age: 10 years (single) and 6 years (tandem)
  • Minimum height: 140cm (single) and 120cm (tandem)
  • Maximum height: 2m (single)
  • Maximum weight: 120kg (single)
  • Drivers must be aged 16 years and over for the tandem karts
All we need is you and your family or friends and off you go!

CORPORATE BOOKINGS

V8 Race Experience offers corporate bookings for organisations looking for an excellent team bonding outing that their customers, employees, sponsors or friends and family will never forget. To learn more read our brochure below.

6 Laps (Driver or passenger)
$249
9 Laps (Driver or passenger)
$369
6 drive laps + 3 hot laps
$349
9 drive laps + 3 hot laps
$469
3 front seat hot laps
$149
Add 3 back seat hot laps to your package
$99

FAQS

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Do I need to make a booking?

We strongly recommend making a booking so you avoid missing out on our exceptional experiences. Especially during our busy periods such as weekends, public holidays and school holidays.

Can I video my experience?​

Yes of course. The car has a phone mount that you can put your own phone in to film the experience. You can either film your face or the track. We recommend filming your face as this experience is like nothing you have ever experienced before!​ ​

What's the acceleration time and horsepower?​

​ ​ 0km to 100km in 2.4 seconds. Dual electric producing 1050Nm of Torque and 750 HP.​ ​

What is the minimum age for the Taycan?

The minimum age for the Taycan is 5 years old. We don’t recommend that small children go in the Taycan. It is up to parents to ensure the kids will enjoy it. ​ ​

What happens if it rains?​

The Taycan Takeoff does not operate when the track is saturated with rain but it can operate when the track is damp. If you are booked in, our team will contact you if this product is unable to operate.​ ​

Is this a full track experience?

No. The Taycan Takeoff takes part on A & B configuration of the famous Highlands circuit which showcases the power of the mighty Taycan Takeoff.​ ​

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