Geneva Motor Show 2018: World premiere of the Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo
Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo, a concept study of an electronically powered Cross-Utility Vehicle (CUV) was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show 2018. The CUV is a continuation of Porsche’s Mission E study, initially presented at the 2015 International Motor Show (IAA). It is basically targeted at individuals with active lifestyle. What Porsche means by active lifestyle is, those who enjoy travelling, sports or outdoor activities.
the four-door, four-seater concept gets an all-wheel drive with a rugged and striking off road elements. like the rugged wheel arches and door sills, the striking look of the front spoiler and rear apron, and the increased ground clearance. Interior features ample space for sports equipment and the modern mounting systems make it easy to transport surfboards or a Porsche e-bike. Yes, Porsche e-bike. Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo measures 4.95-metre in length and 1.99-metre wide with 20-inch wheels with 275/40 R 20 tyres.
A low bonnet between powerfully curved wings means that at first glance, the front of the Mission E Cross Turismo displays its ties with Porsche’s sports car icon, the 911. The vertical air cusrtains and striking matrix headlamps also make its way on the Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo. The typical Porsche four-point daytime running lights are now narrower. Similar to the rear of the Panamera Sport Turismo, it gets a sporty roofline that tapers towards the rear – often referred to by Porsche designers as the “flyline”.
The dashboard has a clear horizontal arrangement with an ultra-wide display for the driver and front passenger. The free-standing instrument cluster is curved and inclined towards the driver, and consists of three circular display graphics, digitally displayed on TFT screens.The door panels have innovative 3D elements with a structured surface. Anodised trims around components like the air vents or the window regulator modules in Nordic Blue provide a colourful contrast to the exclusive two-tone concept of the interior with Aniline leather in Black and Light Grey.
Powering the Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo are two synchronous motors with a system output of over 600 hp (440 kW) accelerate the Mission E Cross Turismo to 100 km/h in less than 3.5 seconds and to 200 km/h in under twelve seconds. The electric CUV can be charged via 800-volt fast-charge network, induction technology, a charging dock or with the Porsche home energy management system providing 400 km range in just 15 minutes charge. All-wheel steering contributes to the exemplary agility and stability of this vehicle, while the adaptive air suspension allows an increased clearance of up to 50 millimetres.
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