Porsche Boxster E electric prototypeEnlarge Photo
Today the automaker has revealed the first of its zero-emission electric Boxster prototypes and announced a real-world testing program. Called the Boxster E, the prototypes have already been used to evaluate the electric drive components (motors, controllers, etc) and battery systems.
Each is fitted with a 29 kWh lithium-ion battery pack and an electric motor driving the rear wheels that’s rated at 240 horsepower.
Now, Porsche will be looking at the user behavior and needs and the required infrastructure needed to support electric Porsche sports cars.