Porsche 718 Cayman imagined with Mission R electric power and style

Porsche’s new Mission R racing concept provides our best look yet at the electric future of the company’s mid-engined sports car family.

Last week’s Munich motor show saw Porsche take the wraps off the Mission R concept, a hardcore, all-electric look at the future of customer-backed sports car racing – one that could preview the next-generation Porsche 718 Cayman.

While the Mission R was officially billed by Porsche as a “vision of what customer motorsports will look like in the future”, it left plenty (including the Drive team) wondering whether we were in fact staring at a thinly-veiled, bewinged preview of the next-generation 718 Cayman, which is widely rumoured to switch to (or offer the option of) electric power.

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