As Porsche is finding out with its Taycan electric car, it’s not always easy being the first—or the fastest. The 2020 Porsche Taycan will be the first production model built on an entirely new 800-volt architecture that helps allow much faster road-trip charging than any other electric car—with the potential to add more than 60 miles of range in just four minutes. DON’T MISS: Porsche already has a prototype that will charge faster than its 350-kw Taycan Now it needs to deliver on the promise of that technology with charging hardware that can provide the 320-kilowatt to...
Concepts Preview Shared Platform For Porsche, Audi Premium EVs?
To those who want a luxury vehicle with an all-electric powertrain, California’s Tesla Motors has had the market under wraps for many years. But that’s slated to change quite soon, as each of the German automakers prepare all-electric vehicles. And there are some strong hints in the...Bengt Halvorson
Ferrari Boss: No Electric Prancing Horses, But Hybrids Are OK
Ferrari has been making super-fast, super-sexy sports cars for over 80 years. But just as it won’t ever be making a four-door coupe, the firm won’t be switching roaring gasoline engines for the quiet hum of an electric motor any time soon. In fact, talking to engadget on Friday, Ferrari...Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Official: Porsche Confirms Electric Sports Car Development
Electricity and high-performance cars may or may not mix, depending on your frame of reference, but whether you're a Tesla fan or a Formula 1 devotee, it's easy to agree that a hybrid or all-electric Porsche would be a welcome creation for sports car and EV fans alike. Though we’ve seen several...Viknesh Vijayenthiran