Porsche has revealed electric car racing for the first season of Formula E

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Porsche has revealed electric car racing for the first season of Formula E

Porsche presented the racing car 99X Electric, which will become a platform for the development of future production electric vehicles of the German mark.

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Porsche presented the racing car 99X Electric, which the team of the German mark will perform in his first season championship in electric cars Formula E. in addition, the automaker said that the new product will be “a platform for developing future production of electric cars”.

In the Porsche 99X Electric applied technology of hybrid the 919 Hybrid sports prototype for the world championship on races on endurance (WEC). The car equipped with electric capacity of 340 HP, but in accordance with the requirements of the competition its impact is limited to 272 of power in standard mode and up to 320 forces in the short-term mode Attack. 99X Electric is able to dial first “hundred” for 2,8 seconds, and its maximum speed was 280 km per hour.

Soon the car will pass a series of tests, before starting the active phase of the pre-season tests, which will be held in October 2019 on the race track in the Spanish Valencia. The new season of the Formula E championship starts in November.

As for the serial electric Porsche, the first premiere of this car will take place on 4 September. The top version of the model Taycan will be equipped with two electric motors — one for the front and rear axle.

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Units, the total output will exceed 600 HP, will work together with the onboard 800-volt system. Electric car can accelerate from standstill to 100 km/h in 3.5 seconds. but the acceleration from zero to 200 km/h in less than 10 seconds. Stock battery is enough for approximately 500 kilometers without recharging.

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