Porsche Cayman e-volution EV displayed at Electric Vehicle Symposium

Porsche is displaying the Porsche Cayman e-volution at the Electric Vehicle Symposium in Stuttgart, Germany.

Porsche Cayman e-volution

The Porsche Cayman e-volution isn't an indication of a zero-emissions two-seat sports car touching base from Porsche anytime soon. That is still years away. The Porsche Cayman e-volution is a research vehicle and demonstrates the organization's development in EV tech.

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In early 2015, the German government sponsored the 'e-generation' project, and Porsche Engineering played a noteworthy role in it. Under Porsche's leadership, a research consortium developed new components for EVs and tested them in three electric sports cars based on the Porsche Boxster. Porsche said that a new project named 'e-volution' would take after the e-generation project.

The Porsche Cayman e-volution has a 38 kWh lithium-particle battery pack that offers a range of 200 km. It can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in only 3.3 seconds and reach a best speed of 200 km/h (limited). The concept car, with a charging voltage of 800 volts, flaunts Porsche's developments in quick charging. Porsche is additionally exhibiting Porsche Turbo Charging, its first ever collector based quick charging system. Developed as a team with Porsche Engineering and ADS-TEC, this system is capable of achieving an energizing limit of to 320 kW per vehicle.

In 2019, Porsche will begin generation of its first pure electric sports car – the Porsche Mission E. Initially introduced as a concept at IAA 2015, the Mission E has a range of over 500 km and batteries chargeable to 80% inside 15 minutes.

Here are the one-off Porsche Cayman EV's images from the show, courtesy autopfilou.at.

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