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Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo confirmed for production

Porsche has confirmed the Mission E Cross Turismo will be going into production, creating 300 new jobs at its Zuffenhausen headquarters in the process...

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2020 Porsche Taycan to be priced between Cayenne and Panamera
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2020 Porsche Taycan to be priced between Cayenne and Panamera

The upcoming Taycan, Porsche's first all-electric model, will be priced below the larger Panamera sedan but above the Cayenne. "We’re expecting a price somewhere between a Cayenne and a Panamera," Robert Meier, line director for the Taycan, told Automotive News Europe. If this pricing setup holds for Australia, the new electric sedan could have a starting price as low as $116,300 before on-road costs...


Interview: Taycan a look at the Porsche Mission E
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Interview: Taycan a look at the Porsche Mission E

The Porsche Mission E concept recently made its Southern Hemisphere debut in Sydney. Anthony Crawford was there to talk to Ingo Appel, Head of Product and Smart Mobility at Porsche Australia. AC: CarAdvice is down here at Barangaroo today with Ingo Appel. He is head of product and smart mobility at Porsche Australia, and we are standing in front of the Mission E concept, because this is Porsche's future lab pop-up...


2020 Porsche Taycan spied
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2020 Porsche Taycan spied

The Porsche Taycan has been spied wearing a little bit less camouflage, and a few more production design pieces. Although false body panels, printouts and tape obscure the look of the headlight and taillight units, we can see one of the Taycan's production alloy wheel designs for the first time...


Porsche Taycan: Orders building for brand-first EV - report
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Porsche Taycan: Orders building for brand-first EV - report

The Porsche Taycan hasn't even been revealed in its final form yet, but orders are already coming in thick and fast. Speaking with the Autocar, managing director for Porsche UK, Alexander Pollich, confirmed order books opened earlier this month and interest has been strong...


2020 Porsche Taycan teased – video
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2020 Porsche Taycan teased – video

Porsche has published a teaser video for its upcoming Taycan electric sports car, the production version of the Mission E concept. It won't enter the market until 2019, but the German marque is keen to highlight the fact it hasn't lost its mojo with electric power...


Porsche Taycan: Mission E's production name revealed, here in 2020
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Porsche Taycan: Mission E's production name revealed, here in 2020

Porsche has announced its first all-electric model, previewed by the Mission E, will be known as the Taycan when it enters production next year. According to Porsche, the Taycan name is a Eurasian word that roughly translates to "lively young horse" and is a reference to the "leaping steed" on the company's badge...


Adam Levine drives the Porsche Mission E concept – Video
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Adam Levine drives the Porsche Mission E concept – Video

Adam Levine may be known best as the lead singer of Maroon 5, but he's also quite the Porsche fan. In a new video published by the German sports car maker, the singer/songwriter steps out of his classic black 356 Speedster for a spin in the Mission E concept to see if it addresses his feeling that electric vehicles "don't have a soul"...


Mark Webber takes the Porsche Mission E for a spin - video
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Mark Webber takes the Porsche Mission E for a spin - video

After ending his Formula 1 career with Red Bull Racing, Mark Webber made the switch to World Endurance Championship (WEC) racing with Porsche. He's not competing anymore, but the Porsche partnership isn't over...


Porsche explains Mission E Cross Turismo design – Video
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Porsche explains Mission E Cross Turismo design – Video

Porsche split opinion with the Mission E Cross Turismo, unveiled earlier this year in Geneva. Following on from the stunning, slinky Mission E Concept, the high-riding electric car had big shoes to fill...


Porsche: Mission E will 'redefine' high-performance electric cars
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Porsche: Mission E will 'redefine' high-performance electric cars

Porsche AG CEO, Oliver Blume, says the upcoming Mission E will "redefine" the world of performance electric vehicles. In an interview published through Porsche channels after the brand's 2017 Sustainability Report was released, Blume highlighted the four-seat, dual-motor electric car's green credentials, and talked up its performance...


Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo revealed
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Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo revealed

As its engineers work to bring the 2015 Mission E concept to market, Porsche has tonight unveiled a striking follow-up: the Mission E Cross Turismo. Clearly drawing on the themes of its low-slung four-door coupe companion, the Mission E Cross Turismo's styling also borrows more than a few cues from the new Panamera wagon and the latest Cayenne SUV...


Porsche to invest $9.42b in electrification
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Porsche to invest $9.42b in electrification

Porsche has announced it plans to spend more than €6 billion ($9.42 billion) on electromobility within the next five years, doubling its expenditure to focus on upcoming plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models and electric vehicles (EV). Decided at the most recent Porsche AG Supervisory Board meeting, the investment has been divided into material assets and development costs – around €3b ($4...


2019 Porsche Mission E spied during winter testing
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2019 Porsche Mission E spied during winter testing

The Porsche Mission E has been spied again, this time undergoing cold weather testing near the Arctic Circle. Although the prototypes seen here are wearing the same level of disguise as the vehicles in our first batch of spy photos, the snow-covered surroundings and low winter sun show off a little more of the Mission E's curves and detailing...


Porsche previews Mission E with Cayman e-volution and Turbo Charging system
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Porsche previews Mission E with Cayman e-volution and Turbo Charging system

Porsche has used the Electric Vehicle Symposium in Stuttgart to provide a peek at its electric future. Along with the one-off Cayman e-volution concept, the company unveiled an 800-volt fast charging system. When it announced plans to produce the Mission E, Porsche claimed owners would be able to charge their cars to 80 per cent in just 15 minutes using an in-house fast charger...


Porsche Mission E: First spy photos
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Porsche Mission E: First spy photos

The production version of the Porsche Mission E has been spied undergoing evaluation outside of the company's headquarters. With the car being widely talked of as a Tesla Model S competitor, it's no surprise to see the Model S, as well as a Model X, in convoy with a large collection of Mission E prototypes...


Porsche Mission E to feature drivetrain options, over-the-air updates
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Porsche Mission E to feature drivetrain options, over-the-air updates

Details about the production version of the Porsche Mission E have been divulged by the company's CEO, Oliver Blume. At the 2017 Geneva motor show, Blume told Auto Express that the Porsche's first dedicated EV will be sized below the Panamera, the current generation of which measures just over five metres in length...


Porsche hopes to sell 20,000 Mission E sedans each year - report
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Porsche hopes to sell 20,000 Mission E sedans each year - report

The CEO of German sports car maker Porsche has come out saying the company hopes to sell 20,000 examples of its upcoming Mission E sedan each year when it launches at the end of the decade, according to a new report. Speaking to German newspaper Automobilwoche (translated by Autoblog) Porsche boss Oliver Blume told the publication about the company's ambitious target...


Porsche Mission E could spawn electric vehicle range, including an SUV
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Porsche Mission E could spawn electric vehicle range, including an SUV

It is possible that the first ever fully-electric Porsche model, the upcoming production version of the Porsche Mission E concept shown at last year’s Frankfurt motor show, will spawn a range of EV models. The production version of the Porsche Mission E – its real name as yet unknown – is still some time away, perhaps as much as two years...


Porsche Mission E studio video tours the design phase
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Porsche Mission E studio video tours the design phase

Porsche has handed down a special new video that offers an insight into the design process of its new models. In this case, it’s the Mission E concept, revealed at last year’s Frankfurt motor show...