After revealing its Mission E concept at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, the German automaker has escalated the production process of its first pure electric vehicle. In the recent development, it is revealed that the Porsche will be offering a number of variants with its Mission E car. The company’s latest electric model, the Panamera E-Hybrid has seen a significant appreciation across different markets, which has further pushed the company to improve the lineup of its upcoming model.
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In Scandinavia, the electric variant has recorded up to 90 percent of Panamera Series, highlighting the change in demand. The demand is high in areas where the government has associated incentives with the electric models. The upcoming Mission E will be the Porsche’s first bespoke electric vehicle and will embark the start of the fifth model line.
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With Mission E, Porsche has taken its first step towards the VW’s group vision of offering an electric version of every model by 2030. The only series that will be exempted from this is the 911 series. However, the next-generation of 911 will be offered with a plug-in hybrid technology. The Porsche Mission E will be pushed through the assistance of lithium-ion batteries mounted on the floor. Just like any other Porsche, it will be quick and acceleration from 0-100 kmph will take mere 3.5 seconds and 0-200 kmph under 12.0 seconds. All this, despite a kerb weight of 2,000 kg.
It will come with a new technology of all-wheel-drive that uses two electric motors, one on each axle. With this combination, the total power output will be 608 hp and peak torque will be 899 Nm. There will be different power outputs and chassis set-ups with Mission E along with an 800V rapid-charging system. With this, 80 percent of the battery will be charged in just 15 minutes. Let’s see how the Mission E changes the fate of Porsche in the electric segment.