Porsche has confirmed its very first fully electric supercar will be launched in 2020. The 100 percent electric vehicle from Porsche is christened as 'Mission E'. Porsche has announced an investment of 700 million Euros for its future project.
The Mission E by Porsche was recently unveiled at 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. Porsche is developing the electric vehicle as a four-seater sports car. Mission E from Porsche will have tough competition in the form of Tesla Model S.
Porsche will use all all-wheel electric drive system. The electric motor in Mission E will be similar to that used i Porsche 919 hybrid model. Porsche's electric motor will be capable of producing 600bhp and will have a phenomenal range of 500 kilometres on a full charge.
Mission E will make use of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors (PMSM). Porsche will also equip the electric vehicle with regenerative braking system to charge the battery up. The all-wheel drive system will also feature torque vectoring. Porsche claims that the Mission can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.5 seconds.
Charging times will be reduced in Porsche Mission E vehicle. Porsche is making use of 800 volts to power its vehicle, compared to the traditional 400 volt system. Engineers have also reduced weight of the electric system owing to smaller gauge copper wires, which also aids in quick charging.