Cross Turismo should be accompanied by other Taycan derivatives.
Today, Porsche held its annual meeting to look back on what it did in 2019. Also to have an update for what is to come in the immediate future. Sales jumped 10 percent to 280,800 units last year as the number of workers jumped from 2,919 to 34,010. The company manufactured 274,463 cars or 3 percent more than in 2018.
Over the next four years, the company will spend about € 10 billion (about $10.7B) to electrify its portfolio by introducing new hybrids and fully electric versions. In the middle of the decade. So, Porsche expects that half of its sales will be PHEV and EV.
The biggest focus right now for the Zuffenhausen peeps is the launch of the development edition of Mission E Cross Turismo. The road-going model introduced as a prototype two years ago at the Geneva Motor Show. And will call “Taycan Cross Turismo” and will be publicly released at the end of 2020.
The timeline included in the Annual and Sustainability Report 2019 published today by Porsche AG. This also states that the jack-up robust vehicle will be the first of the other Taycan-based models.
The 200-page paper also briefly addresses the entirely electrical version intended for the Macan next generation. Porsche states that it will operate on the Premium Model Electric model. So, this will plan for delivery in the year 2022. According to Lutz Meschke, Deputy Chairman which Member of the Executive Committee.
The PPE is being produced by Porsche and Audi. With the former already sampling a streamlined EV of the same size and design. So, as the A5 Sportback. Both rear-wheel-drive vehicles with an electric motor mounted on the back. And AWD cars with an additional engine on the front will add to the PPE.
In order to the Leipzig, factory fit for the launch of Macan EV. As Porsche spending more than € 600 million ($643 million) in the expansion of the plant. So, including a new body store. The manufacturer will manufacture electric cars alongside vehicles fitted with traditional powertrains. And will also assemble the zero-emission crossover axles instead of importing the frame from an international supplier. As is currently the case for Macan and Panamera.