Porsche has given new and interesting details of its future electric range, which will include a new flagship SUV located above the Cayenne. The Stuttgart firm, which aims to ensure that 80% of its sales by 2030 correspond to models of this type, achieved record profit and revenue in 2022which will help you boost your electrification plans.
Oliver BlumeCEO of the brand (and of the Volkswagen Group), has confirmed that the unprecedented SUV will be “a new vehicle concept” that will combine high performance with advanced autonomous driving functions. Based on the SSP Sport platform, it will fit into the F segment, where it will share the limelight with the Panamera.
“We see earnings in this segment growing by leaps and bounds, especially in China and the United States”. Due to Blume’s decision to postpone the launch of the SSP platform to give margin to CHARITY to develop its software, it is expected that this high-flying SUV will not see the light of day until 2027.
The company has also given new details of the rest of its electric range, which will include the Macan (2024), the 718 Cayman/Boxster (2025) and the Cayenne (2026). All of them will coexist for a time with their thermal predecessors, which will be updated to stay current until their final disappearance before the end of the decade.
Porsche will electrify its two best-selling models
The two SUVs will make use of the EPP modular platform, which will also be used in the Audi A6 e-tron and Q6 e-tron. Among other things, this architecture will be characterized by having an 800 volt system that will allow them to charge 270 kW of power.
The electrification of the Macan and Cayenne will be key to the future plans of the company, since These are the two best-selling vehicles in the range (by far). “The fourth generation of the SUV will underline Porsche’s goal to deliver more than 80% of its new vehicles as electric models by 2030.”
Last year, 95,604 units of the Cayenne and 86,724 of the Macan were sold respectively; that is to say, practically accounted for 59% of its annual sales, which stood at 309,884 automobiles. Over the past year, the German manufacturer’s profit margin has increased from 16% in 2021 to a applauded 18%. It is expected that in 2023 it will achieve 17-19%; besides, Your ultimate goal is to achieve a 20% marginalthough no specific date has been given to achieve said goal.