Sacrilege Motors, an American electric car modification start-up company, has launched an electric car based on the 1992 Porsche 911 sports car, replacing its original 6-cylinder gasoline engine with a Tesla Model S. electric motor.
According to reports, the car is scheduled to debut at Monterey Car Week on August 20 this year.
The original powertrain of this Porsche 911 is a 6-cylinder engine + 4-speed automatic transmission. After the Model S motor is replaced, the official said that the car can generate a maximum power of about 373kW and a peak torque of 500N m. At the same time, the weight of the whole vehicle is 1450kg, an increase of less than 100kg compared to the original vehicle. Thanks to the weight control, the car accelerates from 100 kilometers in less than 4 seconds.
In addition, the car is equipped with custom Penske adjustable shock absorbers, Brembo brake calipers, and uses Michelin tires. In terms of batteries, the battery capacity of the car is 62kWh, and it is said that the cruising range is about 320 kilometers.
Porsche is planning to gradually electrify its car lineup so that electric vehicles account for 80% of its sales by 2030, and plans to make its iconic 911 the only gasoline model.
Karl Dums, head of Porsche’s e-fuel team, said the company is planning to electrify its Macan compact SUV, then the 718 sports car and then its best-selling Cayenne. The exception is 911, which will account for 13% of Porsche sales in 2022.