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Porsche Gets Real and an Tesla-Chasing Electric Boxster

Updated Jul 30, 2010 5:40 PM EDT

has finally done the obvious and adapted a version of its most platform, the Boxster, for electric Its obvious target is the Tesla . and maybe it can build a better of that much-heralded road

There’s potentially a lucrative here, combining the Porsche and the Tesla’s real-world performance. has sold only 1,200 of its cars, but Porsche’s clout move many more.

will be conducting field on three electric Boxsters, a view toward eventually something like it. It’s of an increasing flirtation with EV from one of the world’s premiere car brands, and it appears headed actual production.

We will definitely be offering an sports car in the future, said Macht . president and CEO of Porsche AG. But a concept only makes if it offers product qualities of a Porsche. The field test early next year.

offers a good model for then, because the Roadster indeed sport many of qualities. A battery-driven Boxster presumably reach equal and makes much more to me than the 718-horsepower 918 Spyder concept (zero to 60 in 3.2 seconds) Porsche showed. That car had performance and, on paper at incredible fuel economy. But it only make those if you drove it around town it was a Prius.

Floor it, and you’d be in Hummer

German manufacturers have preferred diesel as a way to save but they’re finding it increasingly to meet Europe’s tough standards with diesel. plus the phenomenal success of the in the U.S. market, explains why VW has announced hybrid Jetta, and Passat models .

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And environmental laws may also the hybrid version of the Porsche S, also. That one reduces CO2 to 193 per kilometer, which are not the greatest but very good for Porsche. And the will be followed by a hybrid of it’s executive cruiser, the S. next year. Another the 911 GT3 R, features twin 60-kilowatt motors and a 480-horsepower gas engine.

That one’s strictly for the though, and recently had an airing at the 24 of Nurburgring.

Porsche says it has committed to electric mobility for a time, and that’s very longer than most. The Porsche of 1899 was a hybrid four electric wheel .


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