Porsche has confirmed that their EV concept, the Porsche Mission E, which was unveiled at the Frankfurt Auto Show back in September is going into production.
The company has big plans for their Porsche Mission E and they are investing 700 million Euros in a new plant to build this electric supercar.
Dr. Wolfgang Porsche, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Porsche AG: “With Mission E, we are making a clear statement about the future of the brand. Even in a greatly changing motoring world, Porsche will maintain its front-row position with this fascinating sports car.”
The Mission E will go into production by 2020, Porsche obviously sees electric vehicles as the future of their sport cars.
When it was unveiled back in September, Porsche revealed that the Mission E would come with an 8 volt drive system with 440 kW or 600 horsepower and that it would have a range of around 500 km.
This new electric Porsche will also have some impressive performance, with an 0 to 62 miles per hour time of just 3.5 seconds. What is even more impressive is that the car will be able to be charged to 80 percent capacity in just 15 minutes.
We can expect to see some high end technology featured in the Mission E, Porsche previously said it would come with holograms, gesture control and eye tracking technology.