Porsche 99X Electric and Porsche Taycan 4S electrify New York City ahead of Formula E’s trip to The Big Apple

Before the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team makes its New York City debut this weekend (July 10 & 11), two fully electric Porsches – the 99X Electric race car and a Taycan 4S lit up Times Square. READ MORE: Concept to Reality: Designing the Porsche Taycan

The Porsche 99X Electric, fielded in Formula E since 2019, also serves the Porsche engineers as a development platform for the sports car manufacturer’s electric production models. The vehicle’s 800-volt technology can also be found in the Taycan, Porsche’s first fully-electric production sports car, of which a prototype was unveiled to the world public in New York City in 2019. With more than 1,750 electric cars, the city boasts the country’s largest fleet of electric vehicles. READ MORE: Covers off Porsche’s new Taycan Cross Turismo

This figure is planned to grow to 2,000 by the end of 2025. The city’s fleet of school buses is to be fully electric by 2035.

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