Volkswagen development chief Ulrich Hackenberg revealed a slideshow during a presentation regarding VAG's upcoming alternatively-powered models.

Volkswagen development chief Ulrich Hackenberg revealed a slideshow during a presentation regarding VAG's upcoming alternatively-powered models.

According to the attached slideshow, Porsche will initially launch a BEV (battery electric vehicle) which will then be followed by a FCEV (fuel cell electric vehicle). Details about the two models are unavailable at this moment, but the first one could take the shape of the long rumored baby Panamera (previously known as Pajun). It is codenamed “717” and could ride on the MSB platform with a four-door layout and 911-inspired styling.

Allegedly scheduled to come out in 2019, the Porsche BEV is expected to get two electric motors providing a combined output of 400 bhp (298 kW), 500 bhp (372 kW) and 600 bhp (447 kW). It could also come with a torque vectoring AWD system as well as with support for inductive charging. Porsche will probably position their electric vehicle as a competitor for the Tesla Model S.

As seen in the attached slideshow, Audi and Volkswagen will also launch FCEVs, but a timetable as to when this will actually happen is not available.

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