Porsche unveiled the Mission E Cross Turismo concept in Geneva today, laying out the next plank in its electrified vehicle plan.
Based on the Mission E sport sedan it rolled out at 2015's Frankfurt auto show, the Cross Turismo adds a wagon-like rear, extra ground clearance and some rugged visual touches to create the first look at a future of electric Porsche crossovers.
This concept also hints at a fulfillment of Porsche's promise that the Mission E will become a family of vehicles that could become as populous as any of its current model lines.
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Porsche says that like the original Mission E, the Cross Turismo borrows styling cues from the 911 while incorporating 800-volt fast-charge capability (good for 400 km of range in about 15 minutes) and two drive motors that supply over 600 hp. So, not only will this four-seat (now) crossover carry you and your stuff – thanks to the flexible interior and "modern mounting systems" – but it will also scoot from 0-100 km/h in less than 3.5 seconds, Porsche says.
Underpinning the Cross Turismo is a chassis boasting four-wheel steering and an air suspension that can add ground clearance and provide active roll stabilization.
Inside, high-tech infotainment displays can be operated by driver and front passenger via eye tracking.
Porsche has said it wants to have the original Mission E in showrooms by the end of 2019, so we'd suggest watching for the Cross Turismo to become reality in 2020.Mission E crosses over 3/6/2018 2:48:16 PM 3/6/2018 2:48:16 PM