ATLANTA — Practically twenty years after it redrew what defines a Porsche, the German sports activities automotive model is poised to do it once more.
The corporate is creating a automobile that’s bigger, longer and wider than the Cayenne midsize crossover, the model’s largest nameplate, in accordance with U.S. sellers who had been lately proven a rendering of the automobile.
One vendor described it as a “new type of car that’s half sedan, half crossover” with a “rakish” profile.
A spokesman for Porsche Vehicles North America mentioned the corporate will not remark or speculate on future fashions, however he mentioned the automaker has develop into “very open in sharing concepts beneath an initiative — Porsche Unseen — nearly all of which do not make it past the concepts stage” however function inspiration.
The brand new automobile is slated to reach within the second half of the last decade and will provide three rows — a primary for a Porsche.
“It’s totally un-Porsche-like,” one other vendor accustomed to the automobile mentioned. “It has a flat rear design; it isn’t something just like the Macan and Cayenne.”
Whereas Porsche didn’t disclose particulars of the powertrain, sellers count on it to be a plug-in hybrid at launch. A battery-powered automobile may comply with.