New details about Porsche’s flagship electric SUV emerged overnight from Europe – and it’s now expected to be the German sports car maker’s first seven-seater.
German sports car manufacturer Porsche prepares to start first seven-seater SUVis set to join its growing range of electric cars in 2027, according to reports from overseas.
As reported by the UK publication car carThe battery-powered seven-seater – codenamed K1 at Porsche – is intended to merge design elements of the Taycan electric sedan and the Cayenne SUV.
although it will still cost more than the existing petrol-powered SUV.
Porsche insiders are said to have told it car car The electric seven-seat SUV will be priced “well above” the Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT flagship, which starts at $351,900 plus road costs in Australia.
Accordingly car carPorsche’s ‘K1’ electric SUV has already spent three years in the conception and planning phase, with its global debut expected to take place in another four years and reportedly hit the market in 2027.
The seven-seat SUV will be Porsche’s fifth electric car (after the Taycan and electric variants of the Macan, Boxster/Cayman and Cayenne) and the company’s seventh model in its global lineup, including the petrol-powered 911 and Panamera. car car reported.
As reported by drive In July 2022, the flagship SUV is expected to be based on a variant of the Scalable Systems Platform (SSP) – a special architecture for electric cars, which should support cars of different brands of the Volkswagen Group.
Porsche CEO Oliver Blume has previously confirmed that the yet-to-be-named electric SUV will be produced in Leipzig, alongside the Panamera and Macan, both of which are set to become battery-powered in the coming years.
Porsche is currently aiming for 80 percent of its global sales to come from electric cars by 2030, although the iconic 911 sports car’s petrol-powered technology will remain beyond the end of the decade.
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