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.