Also unique to the Speedster are the lower windshield and shorter side windows, giving it a sleek feel, and throwing back - again - to the Porsche 356 Speedster.
Porsche's new electric vehicle, which carried "Mission E" as its concept name for a long time, will be put on the market under the name Taycan and the name can be translated as lively, young house, the company said.
Porsche Taycan EV supercar to reach UK dealerships in 2019 (gallery)
Taycan. That's the name Porsche have officially given to their upcoming all-electric vehicle which will be the Stuttgart automaker's first in its history. Porsche CEO Oliver Blume told Auto Express: "We will think of different options and there will be more than one, with different levels of power". This electric vehicle not only signifies the German carmaker's entry in the zero emission pure electric mobility sector, but the auto is also expected to bring many first ever features for the brand. "It isn't decided yet, but it could be possible to charge up with more power".
Porsche is kicking off a digital EV charging service, that can even be used by drivers of EVs and PHEVs by other manufacturers. He also stated that the network would be ready to support the Mission E (now Taycan) when it launches. The Mission E platform is also rumoured to form the basis of an all-electric Bentley sports auto.More news: Raccoon scales office tower, captivating public
When creating the Mission E show auto, Porsche drew from experience gained during development of its Le Mans-winning 919 Hybrid race vehicle. The Taycan is capable of providing a range of 500 km on a single charge (NEDC), and with fast charging on its 800-volt system, 100 km of range is available after just four minutes of charging.
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Porsche is the latest in a long line of companies that decided to make an extra buck by charging monthly fees to people in need of information about their electric vehicles.
At one test carried out in the Arctic Circle in a temperature of minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit, Taycan was tested against its most serious competitor Tesla Model S and Model X.More news: Norfolk MP persuaded not rebel on Brexit by prime minister