Porsche Boxter E Appears on an Electrifying Show in Berlin

Porsche Boxter E

Porsche Boxter E coupe roadster is an electric-powered rear and four-wheel drive variants from Porsche. The Porsche Boxter E coupe roadster attracted a lot of attention at Michelin Challenge Bibendum in Berlin. Demonstrating the everyday practicality of all-electric Porsche Boxter E coupe roadster and how they are used, especially in terms of driving and battery charging, the sports cars were shown to a swide audience of representatives from politics, industry, trade and research at the global forum for sustainable mobility in the German capital.

Porsche proudly showcased its Active Sound Design system. The Porsche Boxter E coupe roadster models are comparatively quiet on the road, so Porsche engineers had to fit a device which provides drivers with acoustic feedback as well as alerting pedestrians and other road users.

Mathias Müller – CEO of Porsche states, “The electrical mobility is a major challenge for the coming years and the engineers at Porsche would like to contribute with the usual excellence of them to be resolved. The Porsche Boxter E coupe roadster helps us as mobile laboratories in solving the practical problems of electric vehicle the way that our customers expect.”

Powering the four-wheel drive Porsche Boxter E coupe roadster is a pair of electric motors that provide a combined 180 kW (241 horsepower) which is comparable with the standard petrol-burner. The juice for the motors comes from an on-board battery pack which develops 29 kW.

Porsche Boxter E coupe roadster has two motors which enable the two-seater to sprint to 100 km/h in 5.5 seconds from a standing start. Its top speed, limited to 200 km/h (124 mph), is achieved without any gear change at all. The rear-wheel drive of Porsche Boxter E coupe roadster only has one electric motor in the back, so output is limited to 90 kW (120 horsepower). This model can sprint from a standing start to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 9.8 seconds with a top speed of 150 km/h (93 mph). The Porsche Boxter E coupe roadster was not the only car showcased by Porsche, there was Porsche Panamera S Hybrid and Porsche 911 Carrera.

Porsche Panamera S Hybrid and Porsche 911 Carrera Won in Michelin Challenge Bibendum Event

Porsche Panamera S Hybrid

Porsche Panamera S Hybrid managed to win at the Michelin Challenge Bibendum. The Michelin Challenge Bibendum is an event which has attracted a fair amount of attention which bringa a lot of satisfaction for the car makers who are planning to change the world with their vehicles in the not-so-distant future.

Porsche as one of the auto manufacturers with the pedigree to consider, they saw the event not necessarily as a challenge, but also as a means to advertise two of its finest products. Those products are the Porsche Panamera S Hybrid and the regular Porsche 911 Carrera. Both managed to win first and second place in the intercity Rally in the Michelin Challenge Bibendum in the combustion engine driven production vehicle category.

2011 Porsche 911 Carrera

The Michelin Challenge Bibendum was the first on the road adventure for Porsche’s soon-to-be-hit the Porsche Panamera S Hybrid. The Porsche Panamera S Hybrid is set to launch on the market in June 2011, the model comes with the price tag €106,185 and has the same powertrain as the Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid, but the Porsche Panamera S Hybrid has smaller body.

Under the hood, the Porsche Panamera S Hybrid is powered by a 3.0-liter supercharged V6 which able to produce 333 horsepower. Porsche adds a 47 horsepower electric motor on the Porsche Panamera S Hybrid which is neatly wrapped in the distinctive bodywork of the vehicle.

Porsche Panamera S Hybrid is able to reach 100 km/h in just 6.0 seconds and goes on to a top speed 270 km/h (168 mph). The Porsche Panamera S Hybrid can be driven on electric power alone for about 2 kilometers (1.24 miles) at speeds of up to 85 km/h (53 mph). The double victory by Porsche Panamera S Hybrid and Porsche 911 Carrera is proof that the optimum mix of efficiency and driving dynamics is capable of winning even a competition based on the sustainability criteria in the Michelin Challenge Bibendum.