Porsche Mission R, the concept car for the future unveiled in Munich

Porsche Mission R, the concept car for the future unveiled in Munich
Porsche Mission R, the concept car for the future unveiled in Munich

At the IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich (7-12 September), Porsche presents the creature with which the public can begin to take a spectacular glimpse into the automotive future. This is the Mission R concept car, which combines cutting-edge technologies and sustainable materials, such as plastics reinforced with natural fibers, with a passion for racing.

The electric racing car shows a progressive design, is extremely low, has the characteristic lines of the sports cars of the House. The two newly developed electric motors deliver up to 800 kW (1,088 hp) in the so-called qualification mode. The battery capacity of approximately 80 kWh and the innovative recovery system make sprint races possible without loss of power.

Oliver Blume, Chairman of the Board of Management of Porsche AG, states: “Porsche is the brand for people who make their dreams come true. This also applies to motorsports. We experience our innovative strength on the track, show courage in pursuing new paths and delight car owners with sporty performance. In addition to our involvement in the Formula E world championship, we are taking the next big step in electric mobility. The concept study is our vision of fully electric motorsports for customers. The Mission R embodies everything that makes Porsche strong: performance, design and sustainability ”.

Porsche Mission R provides a first picture of what the future of single-make series with all-electric cars could look like. It’s about a sporty all-wheel drive which delivers just under 1,100 hp and sprints from 0 to 100 km / h in less than 2.5 seconds; it also exceeds 300 km / h of speed. On the track, the electric driver achieves the same lap time performance as the current Porsche 911 GT3 Cup.

Thanks to 900-volt technology and Porsche Turbo Charging, in just 15 minutes the battery recharges from 5 to 80%. The Mission R also features a further development of Porsche Active Aerodynamics (PAA) with Drag Reduction System (DRS) on the nose section and rear wing.

Porsche Mission R, the electric racing car unveiled at the Munich Motor Show

The body of the car also focuses on the CO2 reduction and on the sustainability, is mainly made of natural fiber reinforced plastic (NFRP). This eco-friendly material is also used for the front spoiler lip, diffuser and side skirts and inside for the interior door panels, rear bulkhead and seat.

The interior design focuses on the driver. The display between the steering wheel controls shows the relevant data during the race. The monitor above the steering column shows images from the side mirror cameras and the center rearview mirror camera. A touch display to the right of the seat can be used to call up the biometric data of the driver or other. Inside the car there are plenty of other cameras that can be used to deliver thrilling footage for a live stream broadcast.

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