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Porsche’s initial all-electric automobile will be called a ‘Taycan’

Porsche‘s initial all-electric automobile will wear a “Taycan” badge when it goes on sale one year from now, a German automaker announced early June.

The four-seater sedan – before famous by a codename, “Mission E” – will directly take on a Tesla Model S, reports Reuters, when it starts volume prolongation in 2019.

“Taycan” refers to a “lively, immature horse,” explained CEO Oliver Blume during a Porsche 70th anniversary eventuality Jun 8, a curtsy to a black equine reared adult on a rear legs in a Porsche crest.

The Taycan will have a operation of 500 km and be means to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.5 seconds.

Porsche skeleton to double a investment in hybrid and electric vehicles to some-more than US$7 billion by 2022; it predicts battery-powered vehicles could make adult one-quarter of a sales by 2025.

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