This Porsche 911 convertible ditches its flat-six for an electric motor

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Seen from the outside, it is a Porsche 911 type 964 Cabriolet whose bodywork has been widened. But even if this copy of the German sports car retains two exhaust outlets, it no longer accepts unleaded in its tank. It has indeed been transformed into an electric car by the British company Everrati, customary to the fact.

After having undergone a complete restoration, this Porsche 911 has indeed abandoned its flat-six engine for an electric unit which can develop 446 or 507 horsepower depending on the version chosen. The torque is fixed at 500 Nm. The most powerful model accelerates from 0 to 96 km/h in less than four seconds. Inevitably, this electric motorization is associated with a battery, whose capacity of 62 kWh makes it possible to benefit from an electric autonomy fixed at approximately 322 kilometers.

Behavior worthy of the thermal 911?

The Porsche 911 type 964 Electric Cabriolet by Everatti

The Porsche 911 type 964 Electric Cabriolet by EverattiCredit Photo – Everatti

Even if the driving sensations must necessarily be different, Everrati claims to have worked to preserve the original road behavior of the Porsche 911 type 964 Cabriolet. Weight distribution has been optimized in particular, as has the chassis and safety. As an option, it is possible to opt for an adaptive suspension.

The price of this 964 Wide Body Cabriolet electric signed Everrati is not specified at the time of writing these lines. The production of this car, however, requires a donor car to be manufactured.

In short

Visually, it is a Porsche 911 type 964 Cabriolet. But on the mechanical side, this car no longer has much to do with the sports car released in 1989. Its famous flat-six is ​​replaced by an electric motor of 446 or 507 horsepower depending on the version chosen. What to bring down the 0 to 96 km / h in less than four seconds, according to the statements of Everrati, the company which takes care of carrying out this retrofit.

Quentin Gueroult

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