VW Group Getting Serious About Electric Performance Offerings

VW Group Getting Serious About Electric Performance Offerings

0 comments 📅13 November 2017, 11:15

Volkswagen Band has a number of electric performance cars in the pipeline across its multitude of brands, Automobile Periodical reports. 

One of these performance EVs has been on the automotive world’s radar for quite a while – the Calling E. Automobile’s Report divulges some interesting new info on Porsche’s first-in all cases series production EV, such as that it will be available in 402, 536, and 670 hp versions. The account also indicates a 936 hp version could become available, which would be afforded by mounting two 375 hp charged motors to the rear end of the car and a 186 hp motor to the front. Madness.

The Mission E’s J1 platform longing also spawn an Audi model variant, which is currently being referred to as the e-Tron GT. According to Automobile, both Porsche and Audi are hoping to liberate a low, full-size, battery electric four seater with attractive proportions and good power and torque parturition. A Bentley model on the J1 platform is also said to be in the works, which may be called the Barnato.

In extension to Porsche, Audi and Bentley, Lamborghini and Bugatti are also eyeing down portraya EVs. Lamborghini recently made it clear that it’s interested in battery electric supercars with the come out of the pure electric Terzo Millenio, but its first production EV won’t be a two-seat hypercar, allegedly. As a substitute for, it will be a 2+2 coupe called the “Nuova E-Spada” – a play on the Espada nameplate introduced sponsor in 1968. This car sounds as though it will be based on a platform to be shared with Bugatti, which is to use it on an EV called the Atlantic.

The original of these rumored models to arrive will be the Mission E – which is due in late 2019.

[Source: Automobile]

A translation of this story first appeared on AutoGuide

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