Reports have been swirling around about Porsche exploring the possibility of developing a model that will rival the extremely effective Tesla Model S. The Stuttgart car manufacturer has stayed quite mum on the topic, but then it has actually always preferred to keep things a trick as long as it can. Now, a brand-new report declares that Porsche is hard at work on this project, which is internally codenamed the 717, and it handed down some info concerning its status. The source of this info is kept under wraps, so it is difficult to identify exactly what info is in fact from the source and what information Car pulled from thin air. Giving Porsche’s love of secrecy, I am leaning toward the majority of Car’s information being pure speculation. That said, I put in the time to sort through all of it and take out exactly what I believed was on the mark, and include some speculation of my own on the 717.
2019 Porsche 717 Exterior
The report is that the 2019 porsche 717 will be a four-door sedan based upon the VW Group’s MSB architecture, with hints drawn from the 911, making it look nearly like a smaller variation of the Panamera. While some may consider this a cookie-cutter method by Porsche, it’s the exact same formula that has been working for ages, so why change it now? What’s more, with Porsche faithful ending up being more accepting of the Panamera’s look, this shrunken variation will ride its coattail of acceptance.
2019 Porsche 717 Interior
Inside the cabin, the 2019 porsche 717 remains a little a mystery, but I think that, like the outside, the interior will be simply a somewhat smaller sized clone of the Panamera. Which is definitely not a bad thing, as the Panamera is definitely spectacular and an excellent place to spend time. Image lots of leather and other exceptional products and loads of tech devices to keep you amused.
2019 Porsche 717 Engine
The drivetrain is exactly what really matters in the 2019 porsche 717, as combating the Tesla Model S will require a delicate balance of efficiency and efficiency. Unlike the model S, which features a flat battery that also functions as the floorboards, Car Magazine declares that the 717’s style will need a topologic (mountain-like), 108-cell battery with some parts of the battery extended up into the sills and footwell areas. Apparently powering the 2019 porsche 717 is a four-motor system (one on each wheel) that will be available in 3 various power levels: 400 horse power, 500 horsepower, and 600 horse power. With a motor at each wheel, the 717 will clearly be all-wheel drive, and it will likewise consist of torque vectoring and four-wheel steering.
2019 Porsche 717 Price and Release Date
Starting rate for brand-new 2019 Porsche 717 will be around $130k and we are sure that it can be used for even higher than $150k in some more requiring trim levels. Release date of this model is going to be somewhere around the spring of 2019, not before March.