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I'm sure this is going to give relief to a lot of Porsche enthusiasts, Porsche doesn't have any plans to built an electric 911.

This isn't too surprising given what some of Porsche's executives have said in recent weeks.

Frank-Steffen Walliser, the head of the 911 spoke with Wheels and gave his thoughts on an electric 911.

"I would say bringing good hybrid technology to a 911 is not a problem as long as the car gets better,” he told Wheels. “I don’t need a hybrid because it’s a hybrid, it must be better, it must fit for the character, the weight, the throttle response of a 911. Then I’m fine. "

"I don’t see a fully electric 911. Really not. Or way in the future. But not short term. Not at all. There’s still a huge market and a huge demand of people that are looking for combustion engine cars and you cannot do everything with an electric car."

“For sure the world will be more different, we will see different propulsion technology, but maybe I’m joking, maybe I’m right when I say the 911 will be the last car that will be electrified. If I’m wrong or not, the future will tell.”

It's been really fascinating to see Porsche put so much into the Taycan as its flagship EV, but also have its execs not fully commit to EVs like other car companies.
 

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Porsche CEO Oliver Blume made it crystal clear that the 911 won't be going electric. The closest that we're getting is the hybrid 911.

n an interview published on the Porsche website, Blume said internal combustion engines will remain important to the brand for years to come.

“Around 50 percent of all Porsche vehicles could be sold with an electric or hybrid drive by 2025,” he said. “However, Porsche will always offer combustion engines, particularly in the 911. But we can’t stop the onward march of electromobility.”
 

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Not surprising really.

A Hybrid (PHEV ideally) 911 would be fantastic. I know they made a race car a few years back, the GT3 R Hybrid, that I think worked by sending the electricity to the front wheels for added grip out of corners.

Something like that would be fantastic!

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