Known for blending speed and design, Porsche returns with a look ahead. The German auto manufacturer recently revealed a look at the Mission R concept car. The automobile blends state-of-the-art technology with sustainable materials, creating a new line of electric motors. The vehicle is similar in size to the Porsche 718 Cayman, pushing 671 horsepower when in race mode.
The Mission R sits lower than the 218 Cayman, and it’s wider too. There are two full-electric motors that feature a 429 horsepower unit on the front axle, while a 644 horsepower motor powers the rear. In Qualifying mode, the Mission R is capable of 1073 horsepower. An 80 kWh battery capacity supplies up to 45 minutes of on-track driving. The car is capable of going from zero to 62 mph in less than 2.5 seconds with a top speed of more than 186 mph.
The design is a look into Porsche’s all-electric direction for the future. As a bonus, the car can recharge from five to 80% in just 15 minutes. The body is constructed out of natural-fiber-reinforced plastic. The design reinforces Porsche’s focus on sustainability, while the interior is built for maximum on-track performance. There is a screen on top of the steering wheel that provides essential information during the race.
The car is running as a prototype and is not scheduled for production. However, a fully realized iteration is expected to arrive for consumers by 2026. Take a closer look at the machine in the images and find out more from Porsche. In the meantime, keep it locked with The Culture Curators for more automotive news coming soon.
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