Long-term confirmation rumor, Porsche notice that 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman will go electric in the mid-2020s. The change is part of the Stuttgart-based company’s aim to have Electric Car account for at least 80% of its global sales by the 2030s.
“By the middle of this decade, we want to offer the 718 . mid-engine sport car Company boss Oliver Blume said in a press conference. belong to Euro 7 . emission standard structured to make many petrol or diesel cars undriveable. It’s no coincidence that Porsche previously said present Macan will also retire at that time.
An earlier report claim that CHEAP Mission concept (pictured) introduced in 2021 quietly launched before the electric two-seater. Once again offered as a coupe and as a convertible, the next-generation 718 will look like a stripped-down version of the concept, created with race track use in mind, and it will be built for the very first time. built on a purpose-engineered platform in a bid for checkweighing. Going electric adds weight, but Porsche will use every trick in its books to compensate as much as possible. The project’s target weight is said to be under 3,650 pounds. While comparing, Boxster lift the scale at 3,021 pounds. Rear-wheel drive will be standard and all-wheel drive will be offered as an option.
Mid-engine fans still have time to add a 718 to their garage. The same report suggests that current-generation cars could be sold alongside their electric predecessors for a short time, a strategy Porsche is also adopting. Macan. However, keep in mind that none of this is official; The only detail confirmed by Porsche at this stage is that the electric 718s will appear in a few years.