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Porsche’s Electric Plans Unveiled

Porsche’s Electric Plans UnveiledPorsche’s Electric Plans Unveiled

After unveiling the 2017 Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S at the Detroit Auto Show this week, 911 program manager, Erhard Mossle, revealed that the automaker plans to introduce a plug-in hybrid version of its flagship sport car.

Mossle made the comment to Auto Express at the flag ship US event by saying; “We are, of course, working on different solutions and we’re also working on an all-electric car. And of course, we are discussing plug-in solutions for the 911, but there are a lot of things to solve with packaging in the car and other things to solve. It will may be in the next generation, yes.”

The all-electric car he is referring to is the Mission E sedan, which Porsche is aiming to bring to market by the end of the decade.

Mossle added that a plug-in version of the 911 would still be very much focused on performance and would likely retain its six-cylinder engine, but meet consumer demands for greener urban cars.

The next generation Porsche 911 is expected by the end of the decade around the same time as the Mission E.