STUTTGART — Porsche expects to construct as many models of its full-electric Macan compact SUV because the combustion engine model.
“We produce greater than 80,000 models per 12 months of the present era. In the long run, we additionally plan to provide the all-electric Macan on this scale,” manufacturing boss Albrecht Reimold advised Automotive Information Europe sister publication Automobilwoche.
The total-electric Macan is scheduled to enter manufacturing earlier than the tip of subsequent 12 months at Porsche’s manufacturing unit in in Leipzig, Germany, the place the present mannequin is constructed.
Sources have stated that the electrical Macan and its PPE platform sister mannequin, the Audi Q6 e-tron, danger being delayed as a result of father or mother Volkswagen Group is is behind in growing superior new software program.
The Macan would be the sports activities automotive maker’s second all-electric mannequin after the Taycan coupe.
Within the first half, the Macan was Porsche’s second best-selling mannequin with 38,039 deliveries. The Cayenne SUV was the topseller with a world gross sales tally of 41,947. The Taycan’s first-half gross sales have been 18,877 prospects after manufacturing of the electrical couple was hit by supply-chain bottlenecks.
Reimold stated Porsche will construct the electrical Macan and the combustion engine model in parallel for about two years.