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Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:01:16 +0100
Porsche plans electric SUV and Tesla Roadster-rivalling sports car
Alongside its upcoming Taycan saloon, Porsche is planning a plethora of zero-emission models by 2022
Porsche is planning a battery-electric SUV and all-electric Boxster/Cayman sports car, plus a Taycan Targa, for launch by 2022 as part of its investment in electrification.
Porsche finance director Lutz Meschke revealed the plan for a battery SUV and sports car at an event in Germany last week. "You can expect a SUV BEV [battery-electric vehicle] by 2022 at the latest,” he told journalists, without elaborating further.
Meschke also told journalists that “the Boxster and Cayman could be suitable for electrification”.
Departed Volkswagen Group CEO Matthias Müller – previously Porsche’s boss – committed every group brand to having an electrified version of every model by 2023, and Porsche was no exception.
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