Porsche Mission X video: a closer look at the 918 Spyder’s electric successor


Porsche Mission X video: a closer look at the 918 Spyder’s electric successor

A big car with a big target: to be the fastest road-legal car around the Nürburgring

TopGear.comPublished: 16 Jun 2023  External link to Top Gear Magazine Subscription – 5 issues for £5 11 minutes 5 seconds

This is the Mission X, and Porsche claims it’s intended to be the fastest road legal car around the Nürburgring. Oh, and it’s fully electric.

There’s no word on exact power, or driven wheels, but the claim is a 1:1 power-to-weight ratio and given Porsche’s involvement with Rimac, it’s safe to assume there’s a hint of Nevera in there somewhere.

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Porsche hasn’t admitted it’s going into production, so there’s no price or build numbers. But you don’t build a meticulously engineered project like this and then bury it in a dusty warehouse for eternity.

Indeed, is this the hypercar to take us beyond the petrol era? Top Gear magazine’s editor in chief, Jack Rix, takes a closer look.

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