STUTTGART, – Sport automobile builder Porsche will name a initial all-electric automobile indication a Taycan, it pronounced on Friday, a year before it skeleton to launch sequence prolongation of a automobile that will contest with Tesla’s Model S.
The name, announced by Chief Executive Oliver Blume during Porsche’s 70th anniversary jubilee on Friday, means “lively, immature horse”, reflecting a iconic rearing black equine on Porsche’s cloak of arms.
The four-seater electric sports automobile due to hurl off prolongation lines in 2019 has so distant been famous as Mission E.Porsche has pronounced it skeleton to double a investment in hybrid and entirely electric vehicles to some-more than 6 billion euros ($7.06 billion) by 2022 as primogenitor Volkswagen seeks to overcome an emissions-cheating liaison and daub into flourishing direct for greener transportation.
Porsche has pronounced battery-only vehicles could comment for a entertain of a sales by 2025.
With a Taycan, a association aims to daub consumer direct with absolute engines and batteries. The association says a Taycan will be means to go from 0 to 100 kph in 3.5 seconds and will have a operation of 500 km and fast 800-volt charging. ($1 = 0.8495 euros) (Reporting by Ilona Wissenbach Writing by Maria Sheahan Editing by David Goodman)