Porsche Mission E News, Specs & Update: Everything To Know About Porsche's First EV

Nov 30, 2016 08:36 AM EST | Mariechris Felipe

Porsche Mission E

The Porsche Mission E , stands at the Porsche stand at the 2015 IAA Frankfurt Auto Show during a press day on September 15, 2015 in Frankfurt, Germany.
(Photo : (Photo by Hannelore Foerster/Getty Images))

Porsche has recently announced that it will doubling on production and will focus their effort on its electric car efforts - the Porsche Mission E. The Mission E is set to rival Tesla when it hits the showroom before the end of the decade. Checkout all the news, specs and everything you need to know about Porsche's first EV.

Porsche Mission E News and Update

The latest and probably most interesting detail we have received about the Porsche Mission E is its electric range. The Mission E will have 500 kilometers of autonomy and will have an extremely fast recharging time of 15minutes for 89% power. Thanks to its charging system 800 volts where most current electric vehicles only have 400 volts. This is confirmed by Oliver Blume CEO of Porsche.

Porsche also recently announced their intention to double and even triple the expected production of the Porsche Mission E that will be available at the end of the decade. According to BusinessInsider its production has been estimated at about 20,000 units annually

In addition, this new project of the German company not only "opens a new chapter in the history of sports cars", but also create 1,000 jobs in Stuttgart, another good news. On the other hand, Porsche will spend 700 million euros in building a new assembly plant and paint shop for the Posche Mission E. Thus, the existing engine factory brand will have to adapt to the production of electric thrusters, so the arrival of this electric Porsche will truly be a revolution

Porsche Mission E Specs

Porsche Mission E Specs is truly impressive. The car uses two permanent magnet synchronous motors (PSM) that allows it to have 600 hp and accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.5 seconds. The Mission E sends power to the ground thanks to its all-wheel drive with the 'Porsche Torque Vectoring' system that distributes the force individually at each wheel.

The batteries are located in strategic locations of its chassis for optimal weight distribution and a center of gravity as low as possible. The body is made of aluminum, steel and plastic reinforced with carbon fibers according to AutoExpress.

The Porsche Mission E concept also uses a carbon wheels 21 inches in the front and 22 on the back side while the front has the typical image of arrow Porsche and is inspired by the Porsche 918 Spider.

The cabin is committed to a clean architecture and offers space for four occupants and contains cutting edge technology that is set to impress including the new holographic screen that extends to the passenger area.

Checkout the awesome Porsche E Mission in the video below.

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