Watch And Listen To The Porsche Mission R Electric Concept On The Track For The First Time

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With the transition to electric cars, many fear that driving pleasure and fun will go away. Moreover, now that ICE powerplants will go extinct, what about racing and race cars? Well this independent video review of the Porsche Mission R gives us real hope.

Announced late last year, the Mission R is the first all-electric race car concept from Porsche. EVO’s deputy editor, Adam Towler, just had a go in one at Porsche’s Experience Center in Los Angeles and he’s got great things to report.
As we watch him blitz around the track a few things become obvious quickly. If the video was muted and we couldn’t hear the electric motors whirring away, we’d never guess that it was an EV. In addition, it doesn’t look as fast as we had imagined it would. Towler confirms that by letting us know that not only is it building just 450ish horsepower (well below what it’s capable of according to Porsche) but that it’s also top-speed limited.  » Read More