2021 Porsche Mission R Concept

The Mission R Concept borrows its underpinnings from the 718 and electric motors from the Taycan, yet promises GT3 Cup Lap Times

Porsche just took the wraps off of their all-electric Mission R Concept Race Car

The German brand is using this concept to showcase the future of the Porsche customer racer’s program that use an electric drive train

The Mission R shares its floor with the 718 Cayman, although the body is custom made for this concept.

It features a light weight carbon construction, where the carbon frame itself acts as a roll cage.

Sustainable lightweight materials like Natural Fiber Reinforced plastic (NFRP) make up components like the front splitter and ther

The side skirts and rear wing are also made from Natural Fiber Reinforced Plastic

The Mission R also features Porsche Active Aerodynamics (PAA) with Drag Reduction System (DRS) that works in tandem with that giant wing

As far as performance is concerned, the car produces 671 hp in standard mode and 1085 hp in qualifying mode from its twin electric motors

The Mission R can get from 0-62 mph in 2.5 seconds and has a top speed of 186 mph

The car's 80 kWh battery can be charged in just 15 minutes, which is ideal for an entire race weekend

The exoskeleton seen from above gives the ability to fit an emergency release hatch

Step inside to see a cockpit that looks like something out of a sci-fi film

The use of sustainable NFRP continues on the door card as well

The center of attention though remains the driver, who has access to a range of purpose built screens for all the driver info as well as access to the rear view cameras

Porsche is yet to reveal a date as to when the Mission R will go into production. But the future of Porsche customer racing sure does look exciting. Swipe Up to Read More.