Moscow. December 7. German automotive company Porsche Automobil Holding SE have approved the release of a sports car.
The cost of the project, which will create over thousands of jobs, is estimated at 700 million Euro, marks “Bi-bi-si”.
Four-door sports car Mission E at lithium ion batteries to go on sale by the end of the decade. The range of travel without recharging will be about 500 kilometers. About the price of new items not yet reported.
Accelerate to 100 km/h E Mission will be in 3.5 seconds. This is a much better indicator of the Model S electric car, which produces the American company Tesla which is now a world leader in this field.
Mission E was presented to the public at the IAA in Frankfurt in September of this year as a concept car. On Friday, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Porsche Oliver Blum announced the decision to begin serial production of an electric vehicle, which is on sale will get a different name.
“It will be the beginning of a new Chapter in the history of sports car manufacturing,” said he.
Hybrid sports car Porsche 919 in June of this year, won the race in Le Mans, runup in 224,2 km/h. In Mission E are many technological achievements Porsche 919, but it will be completely “pure” electric car, not hybrid.
The pride of the Porsche is specially designed for Mission E charger, twice the performance the best world analogues.
Porsche is to Volkswagen, which is one of the largest automakers in the world. Earlier, representatives of the VW was talking about intention in the coming years to Supplement the range of electric or hybrid cars.