Porsche has taken its GT4 e-Efficiency race automotive to Sweden, the place it is present process a sequence of exams to show its credentials in tough climate circumstances. Earlier this week the GT4 e-Efficiency participated within the Race of Champions occasion, which takes place simply 60 miles south of the Arctic Circle.
The beneath video reveals the GT4 e-Efficiency finishing a number of laps of the ice observe, illustrating its outstanding acceleration and traction management.
The GT4 e-Efficiency is powered by an 82 kWh battery pack and is AWD. Porsche claims it may cost from 5 to 80 % in simply quarter-hour because of its 900-volt structure. Though Porsche hasn’t disclosed whether or not the e-Efficiency makes use of two or three motors, we do know it may produce as much as 1088 hp briefly bursts. For reference, e-Efficiency’s ‘normal’ energy output is 603 hp.
Porsche claims the GT4 e-Efficiency can final for half-hour when pushed onerous in a race setting. A handy period of time, given every Porsche Carrera Cup race is roughly half an hour lengthy.
Undoubtedly, the GT4 e-Efficiency is getting used as a check mattress for Porsche’s upcoming EV sports activities vehicles. As you could remember, the Cayman/Boxster lineup goes electrical. The Cayman and Boxster EVs will use Porsche’s Premium Platform Electrical chassis. They can even reportedly be significantly extra highly effective than right now’s ICE variations in an effort to compensate for the additional weight of a battery pack.
Though we do not have an actual launch date for the electrical Cayman/Boxster, a mid-late 2024 reveal forward of first deliveries in early 2025 sounds comparatively correct. Within the meantime, an electrical model of the Macan crossover will arrive in just a few months time.
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