Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Audi, Porsche, Bentley to Start Sharing Electric Platform in 2022

By: Sebastien Bell
The platform underpinning the Porsche Mission E and the E-tron will both be thrown out in 2022 to welcome the new Premium Platform Electric.
Codenamed PPE, the platform has been promised before but for the first time, we’re getting a firm hold on the timeline thanks to a report from Motor Trend.
The publication spoke to Peter Mertens, Audi’s head of technical development, and reports that Audi will three variants will be based on PPE, with Audi taking the lead on two, and Porschetaking the lead on the third.
None of the variants will be built entirely by either one of the companies, though, said Mertens.
“These are joint, co-located teams, bringing the best engineering knowhow of the two companies together to make it happen,” Mertens told Motor Trend.
PPE will also use VW expertise, as valuable lessons were learned through the development of its all-electric MEB platform.
Eventually, the platform will come to underpin not just Audis and Porsches, but Bentleys as well. Unfortunately, we don’t yet know what the three variants will be, but given the nature of the brands, we can a take a wild stab in the dark.
With Audi working on two of the variants, and Bentley doubtless interested in these, you can bet your bottom dollar that there will be another electric SUV in the works. And since Porsche is working on the third variant, a sports car is also likely to be in the mix.
The middle variant is a little more mysterious. Given the direction the automotive industry has taken, it could easily be a “performance” crossover, though a Grand Tourer would also make sense, taking over where Panamera-Continental-A7 trifecta left off.
What would you like to see as a trio of premium electric variants?

Call us for an appointment
Office :305-823-5112
or visit our shop:
9803 NW 80 Ave
Hialeah Gardens, FL 33016

Conveniently located close to the Hialeah Gardens Wal-Mart Super Center and the Bj's Wholesale Club.

vw, volkswagen, audi, porsche, specialist, specialists, sales, used cars, hialeah,used vw, used volkswagen,
used audi,hialeah gardens, miami, fort lauderdale, vag-com, vcds, vagcom, service,
repairs, MIL, check engine, ECU mapping, chip tuning,engine tuning, reparacion,, fix, service,
easy financing, oil change, liqui moly, Quantum Tuning, easy finance, 
credito facil, vw shop, audi repair, garage,water cooled, air cooled, mecanico volkswagen audi,
garaje vw, parts volkswagen,beetle,golf,jetta,passat,eos,tiguan,touareg,cc,GTI,
High performance tuning, VW shop, Taller, respuestos, air conditioning, AC, aire condicionado 
reparación expertos de VW, Audi,Taller de reparación, Mecánico de automóviles VW y Audi
volkswagen specialist, Audi specialist, mechanics, brakes, auto repair,oil change, automotive repair,
car service, car repair, auto service,auto mechanics, transmission repair, DSG repair, auto shop, automotive service, auto shops,
 car repair service, carbon clean
auto repair service,car service and repair, auto service and repair, vehicle repair,car mechanic, mechanic,
pre-owned vw, pre-owned audi, pre-owned volkswagen, parts, oem, aftermarket, genuine parts, piezas, respuestos 
shopvdub.com, liquimoly, molygen