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PostHeaderIcon Porsche Taycan Promises a 3.5-Second Sprint to 60 MPH

Hype is building for Porsche’s first all-electric performance car, as Stuttgart continues to tease us with fresh images posted to its social media accounts. Critically, one recent post included a tasty little morsel on the car’s specs, specifically the time needed to hit 60 mph.

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PostHeaderIcon Porsche Taycan Orders Pouring In As Company Braces For High Demand of The Electric Car

The demand for the Porsche Taycan is skyrocketing as interested customers start piling up ahead of the electric car’s production launch in 2019. Porsche UK managing director, Alexander Pollich, confirmed the expected news to Autocar, though he did not disclose the exact amount of customer interest in the German automaker’s first-ever all-electric EV. The Taycan is expected to arrive in dealerships sometime in 2020, kick-starting a new era for the Stuttgart-based automaker.

PostHeaderIcon The Porsche Taycan Doesn’t Seem to Have Much Soul During These Silent, Slow Passes on the Nurburgring

It goes by the name Porsche Taycan now, though some of you still probably know it by its Mission E designation. Regardless of what you call it, Porsche’s first-ever all-electric vehicle was recently spotted at the Nurburgring, and it sounded about as loud as a church mouse. But don’t worry about what the Taycan can’t do — produce earth-shaking noise — because once this sedan stretches its legs, it’s more than capable of making a lot more noise than you think.

PostHeaderIcon Porsche Finally Gives the Mission E a Production Name

The Porsche Mission E all-electric sedan has been renamed the Porsche Taycan as the German automaker gears up for the model’s launch in 2019. The production name was announced by Porsche CEO Oliver Blume during Porsche’s 70th-anniversary celebration last week. According to Blume, the name “Taycan” means “lively, young horse,” a reference to the black horse found on the city of Stuttgart’s coat of arms. That same black horse also appears on Porsche’s own logo.

PostHeaderIcon Video of the Day: Mark Webber Test Drives the Porsche Mission E, Says It Reminds Him of the 919 Hybrid

The Porsche Mission E is on its way from concept to production car and, once it arrives in showrooms, it will be the company’s first all-electric vehicle. Essentially a 911 with four doors, the sleek Mission E uses a 600-horsepower drivetrain and some of the technology found inside the 919 Hybrid race car that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2016 and 2017. Not surprisingly, Porsche Team driver Mark Webber, who recently tested the Mission E on the Weissach track, says that the electric four-door feels a lot like the 919 Hybrid.

“It reminded me at times, a lot, of the 919,” Webber said after he completed a few quick laps in the Mission E prototype. He also noted that “looking over the front wheel arches looks like a 918 Spyder” and also described the EV as a “game changer.”

Unfortunately, the video is only two minutes long and doesn’t provide any additional information on the upcoming Mission E. But the sedan appears to be pretty fast on the Weissach, and Mark Webber seems extremely happy at the end of the run.

The production model is expected to go into production in 2019.

PostHeaderIcon Can You Imagine a World Where Porsche Only Makes Electric Vehicles? Porsche CEO Oliver Blume Certainly Can

Porsche is setting its sights on becoming one of the most aggressive legacy automakers when it comes to selling electric vehicles. The German auto brand has already made it known that it plans to turn half of its entire model portfolio into electric cars in the next six years. Now, Porsche CEO Oliver Blume is projecting a more ambitious long-term goal for the company, one that would effectively turn all Porsche models into electric cars by 2030.

PostHeaderIcon Porsche’s Mission E Platform is Being Tossed Around Like a Dirty Diaper — Even Bentley Will Use it for an EV

Word has it that Bentley has given a four-door EV the green light for development and production, and it will serve as the brand’s flagship model once it finally arrives. The caveat to this statement is that the brand aims for it to be undeniably a Bentley at first glance and it must be a standalone model that isn’t based on any other model or concept produced by the brand thus far. That means it won’t be based on the EXP 12 Speed 6E Concept or the Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 Coupe. Of course, Bentley is a member of the dirty VAG, so you can bet that it will ride on the J1 platform, the same guts that will power models like the Porsche Mission E and the Audi E-Tron GT that we informed you up just a couple of weeks ago.

PostHeaderIcon Porsche Teases Mission E Electric Sports Car

Back in 2015, Porsche unveiled the Mission E concept car at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Folks went gaga over the futuristic styling and impressive specs, but the Stuttgart automaker has been playing it close to the chest ever since. Now, it looks like we’re getting a small peek at things to come as Porsche just issued a slew of official images teasing the up-and-coming performance machine.

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The Full Story


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“Taking a close look, we can see that the Mission E is shaping up to look quite a bit like the original concept car.”

While an official debut is still likely at least another year in the making, it looks like Stuttgart is ready to show off the progress its made thus far on the 2020 Mission E all-electric sports car, giving us five official images showing what appears to be the Mission E in pre-production form.

While short on technical details, the images still give us a decent idea of what the Mission E will look like when it finally hits the road in late 2019 or early 2020.

Taking a close look, we can see that the Mission E is shaping up to look quite a bit like the original concept car. We also see a good deal of the Panamera in its overall shape and profile, with a relatively centrally placed cabin and a somewhat extended hood line, plus there’s that requisite 911-esque front end.

The Mission E is expected to provide seating for four in the cabin, with high-end materials and the latest infotainment goodies throughout.


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“Porsche will be bringing it’s A game in terms of powertrain tech, evolving the technology pioneered by the hybrid 918 Spyder and LMP1 919 race car.”

Most importantly though, Porsche will be bringing it’s A game in terms of powertrain tech, evolving the technology pioneered by the hybrid 918 Spyder and LMP1 919 race car into a full-fledged all-electric performance system.

We’re expecting output levels of 600 horsepower, which, when laid down by four individual electric motors in the corners, will propel the four-door to 60 mph in just 3.5 seconds. Range-per-charge should slot in just above the 300-mile mark.

It’s also rumored that Porsche will offer a base model making around 400 horsepower and a mid-range trim with 500 horsepower.

All told, the Mission E will look to take on the venerable Tesla Model S in the high-end electric segment.

Look for the Mission E to debut next year at the Frankfurt Motor Show, with sales kicking off shortly thereafter for the 2020 model year. Pricing will likely slot in at around $85,000 for the base model.

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PostHeaderIcon Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo Concept

Back in 2015, Porsche unveiled the Mission E concept, an all-electric super sedan that featured drivetrain technology developed for the 919 Hybrid race car. It didn’t take long for Porsche to confirm a production model and the test cars spotted on public roads began to fuel everyone’s dreams of a premium competitor for the Tesla Model S. While the Mission E is still under development, Porsche wants to expand its all-electric lineup with a different model. It’s based on the Mission E design- and drivetrain-wise, but it’s aimed at the booming crossover market. It’s called the Mission E Cross Turismo and previews a production model that will surely become the Porsche Cayenne of the electric market.

Unveiled at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show, the Mission E Cross Turismo is a sporty crossover that combines elements seen on the Mission E sedan, the Cayenne, and the Panamera Sport Turismo. Yes, it’s a shooting brake that rides as high as a crossover, and it previews a competitor for the Tesla Model X. Porsche has already confirmed that a production model is underway, with the release date set sometime in 2019. It’s still one year away, but at least it’ll be here sooner than the Mission E, which took at least three years to become reality. And, by the looks of things, the Cross Turismo concept looks ready to go into production for the most part.

Continue reading to learn more about the Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo Concept.

Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo Concept Exterior

  • Based on Mission E sedan
  • Shooting brake body style
  • Crossover ride height
  • Sporty stance
  • SUV-like cladding
  • More utilitarian design

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“While it has the ride height of a crossover, it’s not as tall as an SUV. It’s pretty much a shooting brake on stilts”

Heavily based on the spectacular Mission E concept, the Cross Turismo concept is almost as aggressive as its sedan sibling. The body style itself is an interesting idea. While it has the ride height of a crossover, it’s not as tall as an SUV. It’s pretty much a shooting brake on stilts, a design you don’t too often, not even in the world of concept cars.

Design-wise, it borrows a host of features from the sedan. Up front, we can see a similar hood and headlamps arrangement. The former is almost as muscular as the Mission E, but it stands out by means of extra lights at the bottom. The headlamps are a bit wider but have the same four-point LED cluster as the previous concept. The bumper is not as aggressive though. The vertical vents are smaller, while the center intake has a more utilitarian look. Of course, the Mission E’s big splitter is gone.

Although still sculpted as on a sports car, the fenders now have black cladding and house wheels wrapped in what seem to be proper off-road tires. The dark blue rims have an offset spoke design, but they actually look ready to go into production. The profile has quite a few design cues that set the crossover apart from the original Mission E car. Not only it sports conventional side mirrors, but it also has conventional doors, with the rear ones opening the traditional way. The roof is obviously taller than on the Mission E, but the Cross Turismo looks quite sporty when compared to the Cayenne.


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“The rear brings together features from the Mission E and the shooting brake version of the Panamera”

The rear brings together features from the Mission E and the shooting brake version of the Panamera. We can see the familiar taillights tripe with “Porsche” LED lettering in the middle and a sleek spoiler atop the trunk lid. The trunk lid itself has a rather small opening area at the bottom, which makes me think that practicality wasn’t a priority for this concept. The Mission E’s menacing diffuser was replaced by a more utilitarian lower bumper section, but the new element is nothing to sneeze at. The Cross Turismo look more like a race car than any other production crossovers out there. It even has three fins on each side of the blue-painted center element, although they’re small and not visible from every angle.

All told, the Cross Turismo is a hot, sporty crossover that puts anything else in this class to shame. Now let’s see if the production model retains these sexy features.

Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo Concept Interior

  • Tall dashboard
  • Wide center console
  • Four displays
  • Four-seat layout
  • Sporty seats
  • State-of-the-art tech

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“The dashboard is significantly taller and somewhat closer to what a production model would get”

Unlike the exterior, the interior of this concept car is actually unique. Sure, it does have the clean, ergonomic design of the original Mission E, but the layout is far from similar. The dashboard is significantly taller and somewhat closer to what a production model would get. And almost the entire width is made out of displays. The instrument cluster is rather big and seems to have a simple, uncluttered display when showing vital data like revs, speed, and battery status.

Two more screens are placed in the dash. The one above the center console seems to act like an infotainment unit, showing smartphone-like menus and music tracks. The one to the right, which enters the passenger-side area, shows live images of another Porsche and could be a display for multimedia entertainment. Either way, the two displays are so close to each other that it looks as if the dash has one long screen from the steering wheel to the A/C vent in the corner. Somewhat similar to the layout seen in the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

The center console is also wider in this vehicle, but it makes sense, as crossover usually get this features. The touchscreen display was also revised here, and the upper section has a steeper angle compared to the rest. The concept provides seating for four people, with individual seats in the rear as well. The seats have an interesting four-piece design, with the shoulder rests designed as individual elements. A massive sunroof that runs almost the entire length and width of the roof allows natural light to enter the cabin.

Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo Concept Drivetrain

  • Drivetrain from Mission E
  • Two electric motors
  • More than 600 horsepower
  • 0 to 62 mph in less than 3.5 seconds
  • More than 300 miles of range

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“The concept gets its juice from two permanent magnet synchronous motors”

Porsche didn’t have much to say about the drivetrain, but it confirmed that the concept gets its juice from two permanent magnet synchronous motors. The layout is likely similar to the Mission E sedan, which in turn is based on the drivetrain used in the Porsche 919 Hybrid race car that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans.Even the total system output is similar to the Mission E at “more than 600 horsepower,” and Porsche claims a similar acceleration time from 0 to 62 mph of “less than 3.5 seconds.” Getting to 124 mph takes less than 12 seconds.

The German manufacturer also claims that “the level of continuous power is unmatched by any other electric vehicle,” with “multiple accelerations being possible in direct succession without loss of performance.”


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“The crossover should also be able to travel for more than 300 miles on a single charge”

Based on other data we know about the Mission E, the Cross Turismo should also have all-wheel-drive and Porsche’s Torque Vectoring, which automatically distributes torque to the individual wheels. The crossover should also be able to travel for more than 300 miles on a single charge, which places it above the Tesla Model X, good for 295 miles in its most efficient version. In addition, the brand’s innovative 800-volt charging port — double the voltage of today’s EVs — charges the battery to 80 percent of its capacity in around 15 minutes.

Conclusion


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Needless to say, the Mission E Cross Turismo looks and sounds a lot like the Tesla Model X competitor we’re expecting for quite some time. And the good news is that Porsche says that a production model of this concept car will make its premiere in 2019. Both the design and the performance figures hint that this crossover will have what it takes to give the Model X a run for its money in all but one department. The P100D model needs only 2.9 seconds to hit 60 mph, which is more than a half-second quicker than the concept car. On the other hand, the Cross Turismo should offer at least 20 extra miles of range. But many of these figures could change until production begins and it’s not out of the question of Porsche to develop a more powerful GTS model at a later date.

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    • * Still not as quick as the range-topping Model X
    • * Likely very expensive

References

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PostHeaderIcon The Porsche Mission E Is Still Missing in Action, Yet Porsche Hints That There Could be a Coupe and Convertible in the Cards

The Porsche Mission E is ready to hatch, and while we didn’t get to see it as expected at the Geneva Motor show, it should debut in the very near future. When Porsche showed up at Geneva with the Mission E Cross Turismo Concept it hinted that a Mission E SUV might be a possibility in the future. Shortly after it debuted, however, Porsche’s Head of EV Development – Stefan Weckbach – put that hope to bed, saying that the Mission E J1 platform wouldn’t work well for high-floored vehicles like SUVs. He did, however, mention that other body styles may be a possibility in the future.

What Body Styles Can We Expect from the Mission E in the Future?


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“While an SUV is definitely out of the cards, and the E Cross Turismo concept isn’t likely to see the light of day anytime soon, Weckback did hint at some other possibilities”

Porsche built the Mission E J1 platform all on its own, and because it was designed for a specific purpose, there isn’t a lot of room for it to grow. The Audi/Porsche PPE platform, on the other hand, will be able to accommodate various body styles, which most likely includes sedans, coupes, and SUVs. Until then, any full-electric car that Porsche decides to build will have to be on the J1 platform. That gives the brand a minimum of 3 to 4 years to make the best of what it’s got. While an SUV is definitely out of the cards, and the E Cross Turismo concept isn’t likely to see the light of day anytime soon, Weckback did hint at some other possibilities:

“If you talk about two-door cars or convertibles, the platform will be ready for that.”

So, with that in mind, a coupe and a convertible, while not anywhere near confirmed, is quite likely to come to life in the next few years. After all, the Mission E is a make-it-or-break-it model, and Porsche has spent a small fortune on the J1 platform. So, you can say it’s a near certainty that we will see more than just the Mission E sedan come out of this platform. But, that’s not the only news.


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“Not all versions of the Mission E – think coupe and convertible – will necessarily have two permanent magnet motors”

See, the Mission E is set up as an AWD setup with two permanent magnet motors. But, not all versions of the Mission E – think coupe and convertible – will necessarily have both motors. This leaves the door open for rear-wheel-drive performance, but only if Porsche can manage to tame the beast and continue to offer the right performance, and energy recuperation without hampering handling. That’s important because Porsche has boasted its “repeatable performance” recently when bashing Tesla and it relies on both motors for regenerative braking.

“We try in the Mission E to regenerate as much power as possible, but we need to have the car stable,” said Weckbach, also mentioning that the brand had learned a lot from the Porsche 919 Le Mans car. It was also said that the most powerful version of the Mission E would have AWD and “almost the same” weight or be “a little heavier” than the Panamera.

It’s not a whole lot to go on, but given the amount of time and money invested, Porsche will step it up with the J1 platform before it goes defunct. That PPE platform will be out in the early 2020s, so Porsche needs to capitalize on the J1 platform while it can. If the platform can remain largely the same, it shouldn’t be hard for the brand to slap different bodies down as needed. A Mission E Coupe? Yeah, we can get behind that.

References

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PostHeaderIcon Porsche’s Head of EVs Talks About Fast Charging, Sound Synthesizing, and Why the Mission E is Better than the Tesla Model S

Porsche claims that the Mission E is better than the Tesla Model S. That’s hardly a surprise considering that the Mission E is a Porsche model. But Stefan Weckbach, the head of electric vehicles at Porsche, firmly believes that the Mission E stands out compared to the Tesla, so much so that he conducted an in-house interview detailing the guiding principles that make the Mission E of the future standard-bearer of the luxury electric car space when it hits the market in 2019.


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“With the Mission E set to launch in 2019, Porsche is already touting it as a better model than the Tesla Model S”

Stefan Weckbach wasted little time essentially throwing down the gauntlet on the Tesla Model S. The interview he conducted covered a number of important items about the Mission E, beginning with the decision to develop it as a production model. According to Weckbach, that decision came as soon as Porsche unveiled the Mission E Concept at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. The German automaker thought that it had an important model in its hands, one that would be capable of reshaping the company’s future. A few years and over 1,000 dedicated employees later, the Porsche Mission E is close to finally becoming a reality.

With the Mission E set to launch in 2019, Porsche is already touting it as a better model than the Tesla Model S. According to Weckbach, the Mission E is better in two important criteria: performance and charging. Talking about performance, Weckbach described Tesla’s 0-to-60-mph times for the Model S Ludicrous, saying that the electric sedan can only achieve its advertised time twice. “The third attempt will fail,” he added. For its part, the Mission E will have “reliable, repeatable performance,” the kind that produces consistent performance that can also be maintained for long periods time.


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“The German automaker makes a good case here because it’s already developing the infrastructure to handle 800-volt charging for the Mission E”

Another advantage the Mission E has over the Model S is charging. The German automaker makes a good case here because it’s already developing the infrastructure to handle 800-volt charging for the Mission E. With that kind of voltage, the company claims that its electric car can deliver 250 miles of range after just 20 minutes of charging. While it’s admittedly more impressive than the 480-volt capacity of Tesla’s Supercharger stations, the comparisons aren’t as black-and-white as Porsche makes it out to be. Still, the German automaker’s claims are impressive, even though it still has a lot of catching up to do as far as having high-capacity chargers in place.

At the moment, Tesla is miles ahead in that space with thousands of Supercharger stations set up all over the world. Porsche will have a lot of catching up to do, but it is moving in that direction. Porsche Cars North America CEO, Klaus Zellmer, has already confirmed plans to outfit its entire 189-strong dealership network in the U.S. with these 800-volt fast chargers. Likewise, the automaker’s Porsche Experience Center in Atlanta, Georgia already has six of the fast chargers installed.


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“The car has the foundation, capabilities, and heritage to become a real threat to the Model S.”

It is to be expected for Stefan Weckbach to tout the Mission E as a full-fledged Model S conqueror. The car has the foundation, capabilities, and heritage to become a real threat to the Model S. But until that day comes, we’re not going to shrug off everything the Model S has accomplished. The Porsche Mission E may very well be the conquerer Porsche says it is, but we’ll only believe it when we see it.

References

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PostHeaderIcon Porsche Claims The Mission E is its Make-or-Break Model

The Porsche Mission E electric car is an important model for Porsche. It’s so important, actually, that Porsche CEO Oliver Blume describes at as the company’s make-or-break model. There might be some hyperbole attached to that statement, but the all-electric sedan’s importance to the automaker’s electrification effort cannot be understated. At worst, it could short-circuit Porsche’s dreams of an electrified future. At best, it could jolt that future to life.


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“he German automaker has invested more than $1 billion on these new technologies, and the Mission-E sits at the heart of that investment”

The industry is trending towards an electrified future, and almost all automakers are getting on board with that shift. Porsche is in on it, too. The German automaker has invested more than $1 billion on these new technologies, and the Mission-E sits at the heart of that investment. That’s a lot of money tied to the potential of one model to live up to expectations.

The good news is that Porsche has a good track record of innovation. It was one of the first companies to really strike gold in the luxury SUV market. It’s decision to build a four-door saloon — the Panamera — has opened plenty of doors, including the hybrid and plug-in hybrid markets. According to Porsche, the Panamera plug-in hybrid is now the best-selling variant of the sedan, accounting for around 60 percent of the Panamera’s sales volume. Countries like Norway and Belgium have even reported 90 percent sales of the plug-in hybrid, a staggering percentage even by today’s standards.


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“The goal now is to put the electric sedan in the best possible position to succeed”

The kind of success Porsche has had in the hybrid, and plug-in hybrid segments, is what the company’s hoping to replicate with the Mission-E. Albrecht Reimold, member of the Executive Board for Production and Logistic, called the Mission E the company’s “most ambitious project.” The resources Porsche put into developing the car, and the technology that comes with it adds weight to the statement.

The goal now is to put the electric sedan in the best possible position to succeed. Porsche is doing its part with the nine-figure investment. Of that sum, $870 million went to the production facilities near its headquarters in Zuffenhausen. There’s a new paint shop, a dedicated assembly area, and long conveyor bridge that will be used to transport the painted bodies and drive units to the final assembly area.

If the Mission E becomes a successful model, Porsche’s investments in electrification will spur the creation of a new line of pure electric models. If the Mission E is not a success, then Porsche will likely lose all the momentum it has generated in recent years.

No pressure, right?

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PostHeaderIcon Porsche Mission E GTS

2021 Porsche Mission E GTS

In case you hadn’t heard, let me be the first to tell you – Porsche is building a four-door all-electric sports sedan, and it’s called the Mission E. Don’t worry, it’ll have all the go-fast characteristics you’d expect, just without the internal combustion to make it go. In fact, it should draw a good deal of its tech from the hybrid goodness developed for the Panamera and 918 Spyder, so that’s a plus. But, as we all know, Porsche isn’t satisfied to make just a single version of any one model. Multiple variants are required to fill every niche possible, so what about an even-faster Mission E? We’re calling it the Mission E GTS, and we decided to draw up a rendering and put together a speculative review to boot. Upgrades over the standard Mission E should include more aggressive exterior styling, lots of black trim pieces, more performance gear inside, a bigger battery, extra horsepower, and standard performance suspension.

The EV performance market is looking to balloon pretty rapidly over the next few years, and you can bet your lithium-ion battery pack Porsche will be there to take advantage of that growth. Read on for the details.

Continue reading to learn more about the 2021 Porsche Mission E GTS.

Exterior

  • Larger aero than standard model
  • Blacked-out trim pieces
  • Lowered ride height

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“The Porsche Mission E GTS will be a somewhat unique entry in the Porsche model lineup”

From the off, the Porsche Mission E GTS will be a somewhat unique entry in the Porsche model lineup. Of course, the traditional Stuttgart styling will be included, looking like an amalgamation of the 911, the 918 Spyder, and the Panamera. The nose will be rounded, curving downwards toward the pavement, with a wide and low stance to give it a definitively sporty flavoring. The hips will be broad, while the roofline will fall towards the truncated rear end at a gradual angle.

However, as is tradition for Porsche’s hotter GTS line, the Mission E GTS will get a few noticeable aesthetic changes to help it stand out from its standard, non-GTS siblings. Extra aggression will be the primary focus, with features like bigger wings, more prominent intakes, larger swoops, and similar details.


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“As is tradition for Porsche’s hotter GTS line, the Mission E GTS will get a few noticeable aesthetic changes to help it stand out from its standard, non-GTS siblings.”

The front end will get the Mission E’s unique headlight design, which places the housings high on the fenders with a small teardrop shape framed by a prominent check mark crease. Lower horizontal daytime running lights emphasize the car’s width. LEDs will be the lighting element of choice.

Moving to the flanks, we find large wheels with a black finish, complementing the various blacked-out trim pieces, grilles, and mesh inserts that are so common on Porsche’s GTS models. The side sills get curvy ground effects that bring the car closer to the ground, a characterstic enhanced by the lowered ride height. The fenders will be broad to encapsulate the larger wheels.

In back, we’d expect to see a bigger diffuser element, once again in black, while above will be a larger wing for extra downforce. We’d also expect the wing to be adaptive, rising and falling to provide either more stick or less drag as the situation dictates.

Interior

  • Lots of Alcantara upholstery
  • Sporty seats
  • Steering wheel inspired by the 918 Spyder

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Note: Porsche Panamera GTS pictured here.

“We’re gonna go with the Panamera GTS as a reference, and we would expect a similar layout and similar upgrades applied to the Mission E GTS.”

While we have yet to actually see the interior of the Porsche Mission E, there’s still a few predictions we could make about a possible GTS version at this early point. First off, we’re gonna go with the Panamera GTS as a reference, and we would expect a similar layout and similar upgrades applied to the Mission E GTS.

For starters, the dash will likely incorporate a broad, horizontal design, with lots of wide lines that add a sense of space. The seating arrangement will include space for up to five passengers, with two up front and three in the rear, plus a little space in the trunk to haul around a suitcase or two. The steering wheel will draw inspiration from the 918 Spyder in terms of design, while digital screens will be used for user inputs and data relays.

“Upgrades for the GTS model will include even sportier seats, with larger side bolsters to keep passengers in place while cornering, plus Alcantara upholstery.”

Upgrades for the GTS model will include even sportier seats, with larger side bolsters to keep passengers in place while cornering. Alcantara upholstery will be the material of choice, and should be added to the seatbacks, the side panels, the doors, and just about anything else Porsche can manage. Finally, brushed aluminum and carbon fiber trim will add that extra bit of gloss.

Drivetrain

  • Four electric motors, AWD
  • Up to 350 miles per charge
  • More power – up to 650 ponies
  • 0-to-60 mph in 3 seconds flat

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“The Mission E GTS will be all-electric, routing motivation to the ground by way of four individual permanent synchronous electric motors”

Like the standard Porsche Mission E, the Mission E GTS will be all-electric, routing motivation to the ground by way of four individual permanent synchronous electric motors, essentially making it AWD. There will also be multiple drive modes, from eco energy saving to maximum attack sport.

The GTS could enhance this with a special sport mode that throws caution (and range anxiety) to the wind for even greater acceleration. Luckily, the Mission E GTS would also likely get a bigger battery pack, offering both greater range per charge and more horsepower as a result. Once again placed under the floor, the larger lithium-ion pack would provide upwards of 350 miles per charge, a substantial increase compared to the standard Mission E’s 300 or so miles per charge. And, if Porsche delivers on its promise, charge times should be pretty quick thanks to the brand’s forthcoming proprietary 800-volt charging system.

“The Mission E GTS would likely get a bigger battery pack, offering both greater range per charge and more horsepower as a result. We’re thinking 650 ponies total.”

But here’s the important bit – we would expect more power from the GTS, up to roughly 650 ponies compared to the standard model’s 600 horsepower. That would make it quicker, and when placed in its sportiest mode, the 0-to-60 mph time should drop to around 3 seconds flat compared to the standard model’s 3.5-second sprint.

Chassis And Handling

  • Standard adaptive suspension
  • Less weight
  • Faster Nurburgring lap time

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“The Mission E GTS will utilize a unique chassis made specifically for all-electric applications”

Under those freshened body panels, the Mission E GTS will utilize a unique chassis made specifically for all-electric applications. The platform should provide just the right stuff to make the car enjoyable in the corners, while also taking advantage of the all-electric’s benefits and minimizing its drawbacks.

Unique to the GTS model will be additional sporting elements for the suspension, including standard active components for greater performance in the corners. We’d also expect to see a more advanced torque vectoring system, not to mention four-wheel steering as well.

“Unique to the GTS model will be additional sporting elements for the suspension, including standard active components for greater performance in the corners.”

Extra exotic materials, such as additional carbon fiber and titanium, should also be used, cutting out a few pounds here and there. Nothing major – just enough to maximize the newfound power gains and aggressive suspension.

All told, the GTS will be measured in terms of how it performs on the track. The Nurburgring is the place where these things get the full shakedown – perhaps a time of 7 minutes, 45 seconds could justify the extra outlay.

Prices


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With the Mission E expected to start at $85,000, a GTS version would likely put the bottom line at well over $100,000. However, if Porsche offers a stopgap between the base model Mission E and GTS model, such as an S iteration at $100,000, a price tag of $120,000 for the GTS would make a lot of sense.

Competition

Tesla Model S P100D


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If you want a fast four-door EV, Tesla is pretty much the standard these days. Sitting at the top of the heap is the P100D, an AWD crusher of 0-to-60 mph times that manages to complete the benchmark in just 2.3 seconds. That’s seriously quick, and would likely trounce the Mission E GTS. But here’s the thing – Porsche is more concerned with handling than Tesla, and given a proper race track, the Tesla would likely fall short. Same goes for the interior appointment, where Stuttgart once again has the upper hand. However, if balls-out acceleration is all you care about, Tesla is the way to go.

Read our full review on the 2017 Tesla Model S P100D.

Conclusion


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Note: Porsche Mission E test mule pictured here.

While at first glance it might seem absurd to render up a hot-to-trot iteration of a car Porsche hasn’t even released yet, there’s a method to our madness. In case you hadn’t noticed, Porsche absolutely loves offering a wide spectrum of performance versions for their most popular vehicles. Indeed, no stone is left unturned in the quest to satisfy speed enthusiasts, and there’s no reason the same formula won’t be applied to the Mission E.

In fact, it’s practically required when looking at the current EV market. Tesla is obviously one of the biggest names here, and with a variety of model variants on offer for more speed, more range, and more bragging rights, Porsche can’t ignore the obvious.

  • Leave it
    • Might be very pricey
    • Base Mission E will need to see success before a GTS model is a thing
    • What will the EV performance market look like in 2021?

References

Porsche Panamera

Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche 911

Tesla Model S

PostHeaderIcon Porsche Mission E

While considered laughable just a decade or two ago, the idea of a high-performance electric vehicle is now widely accepted in even the most traditional of speed circles. As the list of battery-motivated monster machines continues to grow, Porsche is getting in on the action with its up-and-coming Mission E. As a follow-up to hybrid superstars like the 918 Spyder and the Panamera, the Mission E is slated to become Stuttgart’s very first all-electric vehicle. Porsche teased the new model with a concept at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, and now, we’re getting our very first shots of the production iteration in the wild. Captured out and about doing some real-world testing just outside Porsche’s factory in Weissach, the spy shots reveal just how close the Mission E is to becoming a reality on public roads. Expect specs that either match or beat the Tesla Model S, with several hundred miles of range and a blistering 0-to-60 mph time, not to mention a luxurious cabin space and Nurburgring-tested handling.

While full details are still forthcoming, there’s plenty of info floating around out there to go on in terms of speculation. Regardless, it’s sure to be top-shelf and quite fast, but the question remains – will it be enough to take out the Tesla? Is this finally the Model S killer we’ve been waiting for? We’re still a few years away from the release of the Mission E, so we’ll have to wait, but in the meantime, check out our speculative review.

Updated 12/06/2017: Our spy photographers caught the upcoming Porsche Mission E out for a new testing session, this time during cold, winter conditions somewhere in Sweden.

Spy Shots

December 6, 2017 – Porsche Mission E caught testing during cold, winter conditions


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October 26, 2017 – Porsche Mission E caught testing at Nurburgring


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Exterior


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“Although this test mule is obviously clad in a bit of camo dress-up, the general shape and prominent lines are clear to see, and in our opinion, it’s gonna be a looker.”

Right away, these recent spy shots get us very excited for the Mission E. Although this test mule is obviously clad in a bit of camo dress-up, the general shape and prominent lines are clear to see, and in our opinion, it’s gonna be a looker. Wide and low are the predominant traits, with curvy hips and a gently sloping roofline that begs for a second look. The headlights are large and triangular, while the front lip is all hard lines and angles.

The aesthetic is a fusion of several influences drawn from across the Porsche line-up. Obviously, the 911 is a major guiding light, as evidenced by that sloping front end and voluptuous rear end. The Panamera can be seen in the profile and roofline, especially with the way the rear doors fall into the rear fender flares. Finally, the hard aero bits are taken from the 918 Spyder, giving it a futuristic tech vibe as well.


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Note: Porsche 918 Spyder pictured top, Porsche 911 pictured bottom left, Porsche Panamera pictured bottom right.

Also, never mind those exhaust pipes you see sticking out the rear end – those are most definitely fake, and this thing is most definitely all electric. Nice try, Porsche.

Compared to the concept version of the Mission E, this test mule looks way more toned down. Whereas the concept is like a spaceship that just landed from the planet Zyklox, the test mule looks like it could naturally fall into Porsche’s lineup completely unchanged. And while we would have preferred the crazy look of the concept, we understand why it’s likely not to happen. Just look at it –


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“While we’d love to see the wild-looking Mission E get the green light in terms of styling, we aren’t holding our breath.”

That said, it’s likely there will be future opportunities for the design study to influence Porsche’s production vehicles when it comes to all-electrics. It’s believed the Mission E will give way to a variety of different body styles, including a compact sedan and possibly even a wagon or hatchback. Perhaps an all-electric halo car is in the cards as well. Either way, look for the Mission E’s styling influence to appear again.

“We expect some form of adaptive aerodynamics to help the Mission E stick on track and glide through the air on the road.”

Getting back to the car at hand, we expect some form of adaptive aerodynamics to help the Mission E stick on track and glide through the air on the road. For example, we wouldn’t be surprised if Porsche added a rear wing similar to that found on the Panamera, rising to create more downforce when needed, and lowering for less drag when cruising.

LED’s will be used for the headlights, with a quartet of forward-facing projectors similar to 918 Spyder. There should also be plenty of carbon fiber elements, with composites applied for both utility (aero enhancements) and aesthetic purposes. It’s possible Porsche will even equip carbon fiber wheels, although it’s much more likely it’ll use alloy units on lower trim levels.

Interior


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Note: Porsche Mission E Concept pictured here.

“When Porsche revealed the Mission E Concept, we were delighted to find a futuristic, elegant interior design waiting inside the cabin”

When Porsche revealed the Mission E Concept, we were delighted to find a futuristic, elegant interior design waiting inside the cabin. Sporting a sleek, horizontal layout, plus almost no hard inputs (no buttons or toggles beyond a few on the steering wheel and a drive mode selector on the center console), we think this is definitely a step in the right direction for Porsche. Add in the tech-heavy collection of digital screens stretching across the width of the vehicle, form-fitting sport seats with large side bolsters, and attractive three-spoke steering wheel, and we’re eager to see how it all translates into a production model.

And while we’re crossing our fingers the Mission E keeps its sweet interior spec, we’re think the more realistic expectation is that it’ll get an interior similar to the Panamera.


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Note: Porsche Panamera interior pictured here.

As such, the Mission E will likely get a large center console with a variety of flat-panel buttons and a shifter. A large touchscreen will sit horizontally in the dash, while a second digital display will sit behind the multi-function, three-spoke steering wheel. And although the look is a bit more cluttered and less interesting than the concept, we’d still expect high-end materials like Alcantara and leather, plus brushed aluminum and similar trim. A high-end stereo and LED lighting will round it out.

The doors will also open in the traditional fashion, rather than with rear-hinged suicide doors in back and no B-pillar like the concept. Too bad.

Finally, while the concept shows a four-seat layout, we think it’s much more likely the production version will be a five-seater. After all, the Tesla Model S sits five passengers, as does the recently released Panamera Sport Turismo. Sportier iterations might ditch the middle seat, though.

Drivetrain


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Note: Porsche Mission E powertrain pictured here.

“Porsche contends the Mission E will do the 0-to-60 mph sprint in roughly 3.5 seconds, while range is pegged at 310 miles per charge.”

Like the Tesla Model S, the Porsche Mission E is likely to get multiple options when it comes to the battery packs. Multiple drive modes are a given, with either extra power in Sport mode or extra range in Eco mode, both of which will be selectable from the center console.

Porsche says the Mission E will offer more than 310 miles of range per charge, but it’s likely that figure is based on the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC). As such, it’s possible the Mission E will get something closer to 250 miles per charge when evaluated using the U.S. system (EPA).

Either way, Porsche contends the Mission E will do the 0-to-60 mph sprint in roughly 3.5 seconds. That’s slower than the top-trim Model S, which does the benchmark in 2.5 seconds, although the base-trim Model S does it in 4.2 seconds, so we could see Porsche offering different battery packs to beat each of those figures.

Also, Porsche says the Mission E Concept promises a 0-to-124 mph time under 12 seconds, which is similar to supercars like the McLaren 650S.

Putting the juice to the pavement will be four individual permanent magnet synchronous electric motors, one per wheel. Peak output comes 600 horses, give or take. The electric motors will be similar to what Porsche equips in the LMP1 919 hybrid race car that took the win at Le Mans three times over, so that’s exciting.

“Peak output comes 600 horses, give or take. The electric motors will be similar to what Porsche equips in the LMP1 919 hybrid race car that took the win at Le Mans three times over.”

What’s more, Porsche is reporting it’s developing a new 800-volt charging system. Slated to come to the U.S. via soon-to-be-built Porsche infrastructure, the automaker is already busying itself creating similar stations in Germany. This is important as it addresses two things critical components to the success of the Mission E – the long charge times that are holding back more widespread adoption of the EV platform, plus Tesla’s competing Supercharger network infrastructure. Tesla’s system charges at 480 volts, so the 800-volt system could be seen as a direct assault on the California brand’s established assets. Of course, the Mission E should also be able to charge from a normal wall socket, albeit at a significantly slower pace. However, if you can find a Porsche socket, you’ll get a charging rate of 350-kW, which can give the Mission E an 80-percent charge in just 15 minutes. And that’s great news for anyone looking forward to seeing more EVs on the road.

Chassis And Handling


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“Rather than rehashing the MSB platform that underpins the Panamera, the Mission E will get its own bones tailored to all-electric performance.”

Under the skin, the Porsche Mission E is rumored to utilize a platform dubbed J1, which was designed specifically for all-electric models. That’s right – rather than rehashing the MSB platform that underpins the Panamera, the Mission E will get its own bones tailored to all-electric performance. What’s more, the J1 platform is rumored to provide the bones for Audi’s all-electric SUV, the e-Tron quattro, plus Lamborghini might even use it for its own all-electric car.

Either way, we fully expect the Mission E to be one helluva performer on the track. With go-faster tech like advanced torque vectoring capabilities and four-wheel steering, the Mission E will be able to manage its all-electric heft with aplomb. Complementing this will be the positioning of the requisite lithium-ion batter pack, which will be mounted under the floor and between the axles for optimum weight distribution.

All told, we fully expect the Mission E to be the EV of choice when it comes to four-door performance, especially against the straight-line squirt of the Tesla Model S. Porsche even says it expects the Mission E to circle the Nurburgring in less than 8 minutes.

Prices


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It’s highly likely the Porsche Mission E will see a release date some time in 2019, with a preemptive debut later in 2018.

It’s expected to slot in at around $85,000, about $17,000 more than the base price for the Tesla Model S. That said, it’ll likely have the performance and range to make up for the price range. What’s more, top trim levels will likely see pricing approaching the $200,000 mark, especially when checking off the high-end options.

Competition

Tesla Model S


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As if it wasn’t painfully obvious already, the Porsche Mission E’s primary competition will come from the Tesla Model S. As if to reiterate this point, the recent spy images even show a convoy of Tesla vehicles behind the test mule, so it’s quite obvious where Porsche’s benchmark is coming from. And rightfully so – the Model S essentially upended the world of EVs when it debuted 2012, offering sexy styling, a sumptuous interior, impressive range, and even more impressive performance. Now, you can get an S with supercar levels of performance, and the Mission E will need to bring it’s A-game if it hopes to offer a challenge.

Read our full review on the 2017 Tesla Model S.

Conclusion


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All told, we’re chomping at the bit to learn more about the Porsche Mission E. The prospect of finally getting an honest-to-goodness Tesla Model S fighter is enticing, to say the least. Add in the fact it’s coming from one of the most respected sports car makers in the world, and things are looking up for EV performance enthusiasts.

Make no mistake – this isn’t just a Panamera with a bigger battery. The Mission E looks like it’ll gets its own platform, styling, and equipment to take on the venerable Tesla sedan. And when automakers compete at a level like this, consumers win.

  • Leave it
    • Will it have the range to compete?
    • Will you need to pay out the nose for any real performance?
    • Still several years away, and the EV market isn’t resting on its laurels

References

Porsche Mission E Concept


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Read our full review on the Porsche Mission E Concept.

Porsche Panamera


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Read our full review on the 2018 Porsche Panamera.

Porsche 918 Spyder


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Read our full review on the 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder.

Update History

Updated 10/26/2017 The Porsche Mission E was caught playing on the Nurburgring looking near production ready. Check out the spy shots section below to see it in all its glory!!!!!!

PostHeaderIcon Porsche Mission E Headed Into Production

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In an unprecedented decision, the board of directors at Porsche approved the development of a production version of the Porsche Mission E concept. Unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, the Mission E is a pure electric sports car which is now set for market launch by the end of the decade.

And when they say Porsche Mission E is going to be based on the concept, they are not messing around. According to the top brass, the production version will have the same four-door, four-seat layout as the concept and also the same 600 hp (440 kW) electric powertrain.

Performance-wise, the Mission E is of great things, at least on paper. Zero to 100 km/h in this car takes 3.5 seconds and you get a range of over 500 km. The best part is, thanks to a 800-volt charger unit specially developed for the car, the batteries can be charged to 80 percent of their capacity in just 15 minutes. If true, this technology will virtually eliminate the biggest flaws of the EV motoring which is long charging time.

As the first 100% electrically powered production model the company will launch, Porsche Mission E is going to gobble up a billion-euro investment. But it also creates a 1,000 new jobs in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen plants.

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Dr. Wolfgang Porsche, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Porsche AG: “With Mission E, we are making a clear statement about the future of the brand. Even in a greatly changing motoring world, Porsche will maintain its front-row position with this fascining sports car.”

The post Porsche Mission E Headed Into Production appeared first on Motorward.

PostHeaderIcon Rendering: Porsche Mission E RS Widebody

Porsche Mission E RS

So yesterday Porsche took the Frankfurt Motor Show by storm, unveiling a brand-new electric sports car concept, called Mission E, that is as fast as a Ferrari 488 and three times charges up faster than any other EV in the world. Now Jon Sibal has been playing the looks of this car, designing a fantastical Porsche Mission E RS Widebody.

What Sibal has done is take the standard Mission E, buff up its fenders, install a virtual set of BBS alloys, and fit a GT3 RS wing at the back. And just like that, we have a Porsche Mission E RS that could potentially make the Tesla Model S crap itself. We are particularly drawn to those wide hips at the back. That is such a sexy shape.

The thing about the Mission E is, Porsche may not get around putting it, or something like it, into production for the next five or six years. It is a huge undertaking mass producing an electric car, especially one that can be fairly categorized as a super car. That means the market will be limited, the price would be extremely high, and the whole thing may not make business sense.

But one thing is for sure. The amazing 600-hp electric powertrain in the Mission E and its advanced battery pack which can be charged to 80 percent in just 15 minutes, will be used in form or another in Porsche’s more mainstream hybrids and EVs.

Rendering by Jon Sibal

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PostHeaderIcon Porsche Mission E Unveiled at IAA 2015

Porsche Mission E-0

So you thought the new 911 Carrera was the highlight of Porsche’s booth at this year’s IAA? Wrong. They unveiled a new concept car which they had managed to keep under wraps until now called Porsche Mission E, boasting 600 hp of electric power.

The all-wheel-drive Porsche Mission E electric sports car is like the 918’s nerdy cousin, but it’s an impressive little thing with a range of 500 kilometers and a new 800-volts battery charging system called Porsche Turbo Charging which reduces charging time to just slightly longer than it takes to fill a car’s fuel tank today. In other words, Porsche has just solved all that is wrong with EVs today!

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Porsche Mission E can be recharged to 80 percent of its capacity in just fifteen minutes. We wonder if it has wireless charging too. And while they’re at it, they should put a selfie camera on the car as well. The powertrain in this car consists of two permanently-excited synchronous motors (PSM) like the ones used in the 919 Le Mans Racer, which makes enable acceleration to 100 km/h in less than 3.5 seconds and to 200 km/h in under twelve seconds. Oh Tesla, you are in so much trouble.

Another significant aspect of Porsche Mission E concept is its design, which seems to be a mix of Panamera and 918 Spyder. The four-door, four-seat grand tourer features matrix LED headlights and borrows styling cues from other Porsche models. The bonnet, for example, is from the 911, while the wide hips at the back come from 911 GT3. They say the E hints at the design of future Porsche models, and its 3D OLED instruments at what you can expect to see inside their cabins.

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End Date: Tuesday Oct-2-2018 17:02:07 PDT
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Ford Mustang GT Premium Texas Direct Auto 2016 GT Premium Used 5L V8 32V Automatic RWD Convertible
$17,000.00 (98 Bids)
End Date: Tuesday Sep-25-2018 10:24:31 PDT
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1950 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1950 chevy 5 window pickup
$5,000.00 (30 Bids)
End Date: Monday Sep-24-2018 19:45:00 PDT
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Chevrolet Corvette 2dr Convertible Texas Direct Auto 2007 2dr Convertible Used 6L V8 16V Automatic RWD Convertible
$29,480.00
End Date: Sunday Sep-30-2018 10:02:11 PDT
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1969 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 350 4-speed Convertible
$15,100.00 (26 Bids)
End Date: Saturday Sep-29-2018 17:07:53 PDT
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1969 Chevrolet Camaro Rally Sport 1969 Camaro RS - ORIGINAL ENGINE/TRANSMISSION/PARTS
$6,500.00
End Date: Tuesday Sep-25-2018 13:25:47 PDT
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1953 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1953 CHEVROLET PICKUP SHORT BOX HALF TON 5 WINDOW
$6,600.00 (23 Bids)
End Date: Tuesday Sep-25-2018 18:42:45 PDT
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1969 Chevrolet Camaro CAMARO 1969 chevrolet camaro
$27,500.00
End Date: Saturday Oct-13-2018 17:04:55 PDT
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1969 Chevrolet Camaro 1969 Camaro rust free project roller with bucket seats
$5,751.00 (23 Bids)
End Date: Monday Sep-24-2018 15:00:00 PDT
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1954 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1954 Chevrolet 3100 Pick Up factory automatic first year nice patina for restora
$2,650.00 (39 Bids)
End Date: Monday Sep-24-2018 16:41:25 PDT
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1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 427/435hp
$53,055.00 (25 Bids)
End Date: Thursday Sep-27-2018 7:38:34 PDT
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