Porsche is testing a high-voltage electric powertrain in the Le Mans Prototype Porsche 919 Hybrid. We'll see it in a production version EV before too long.
Porsche's so-called '717' all-electric vehicle may have a single-charge range as long as 300 miles as well as a 600-horsepower version.
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Automotive News recently got the chance to sit down with Porsche CEO Matthias Mueller to go over the company's plans for the future, and one of the juiciest tidbits to crop up from the interview came from a discussion on the possibility of a fully-electric Porsche. When asked about a battery-operated sports car, Mueller said that while some estimates say that 20 percent of all vehicles on the road will be electric by 2020 (says who, we wonder), he believes that figure will likely sit closer to t
We've been toying with the idea of building a home-brew EV for well over a year. We've got a range of starting points, from the humble Volkswagen Beetle to something with a bit more panache (a friend has a Bonneville convertible rotting in his yard just begging to be built up). But few candidates are as desirable as a Porsche 356 Speedster.