Porsche’s road-ready concept study Mission E Cross Turismo goes into series production

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 22 Oct 2018


After being presented at the Geneva Motor show 2018, the supervisory board of Porsche gave the green light for series production of the concept study Mission E Cross Turismo. The vehicle is said to be a derivative of the Taycan, the first purely electric Porsche that is set to launch in 2019.

The sports car manufacturer is said to create 300 additional jobs at its headquarters in Zuffenhausen for the production of the vehicle. The four-door Cross Turismo has an 800-volt architecture and is prepared for connection to the fast charging network. It has a system output of 600 hp and a range of 500 km (NEDC). Porsche claims that the introduction of the Taycan is generating 1,200 new jobs in Zuffenhausen. The company claims that great importance is attached to sustainability in production, which will, therefore, be carbon-neutral. Porsche plans to invest more than six billion euros in electromobility by 2022.