We got behind the wheel of the Porsche Mission X, and it’s even crazier than first imagined

From the one-of-a-kind interior to hidden Easter Eggs, the Porsche Mission X is mind-blowing.

by | Published on 16th Jun 2023

The internet went absolutely crazy over the new Porsche Mission X and we’ve got more good news for you.

First, the Mission X is not vaporware, it’s a working prototype that (hopefully) will turn into a production version.

And second, Supercar Blondie’s Alex Hirschi actually got the chance to drive it.

It looks even better in the metal than it does in the pictures too.

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The first thing that catches your eye is the unique shape of the rear section.

It’s a complex combination of things we’d never seen before.

First, you’ve got two massive diffusers the size of a coffee table, and then moving further up are the taillights, which are also used as indicators.

They flash white when you’re driving, red when you’re braking, and orange when you turn right or left.

By the way, when the car is charging, the ‘E’ in the word Porsche pulsates in blue, which is pretty cool.

The front looks a bit more familiar because it combines visual cues from the Porsche 919 concept, the 917 and the 918 Spyder.

The daytime running lights are vertical, located on the wheel arches.

And they’re actually 3D printed.

The wing mirrors are replaced by cameras, and they’re mounted on the B-pillars rather than on the A-pillars.

This makes the car more aerodynamically efficient and also helps you to monitor blind spots.

Porsche says this is the brand’s first hypercar, because the Carrera GT and 918 Spyder are considered Super Sports Cars.

Tomato tomato?

Maybe, but there are few features that set this car apart from any Porsche super sports car.

There’s an additional Daytona-inspired windshield located right above your head when you’re driving.

And the rear wheels are different, they’re closed off to provide a turbine effect to cool the engine and make the car more aerodynamic.

More importantly, this is going to be the most powerful Porsche ever made, with a 1:1 power-to-weight ratio.

For every kilogram (2.2 lbs) of weight, there is going to be one horsepower.

The interior is outstanding too.

There’s a slim LED light that runs across the entire seat, a racetrack-friendly steering wheel, running lights on the ceiling and three screens.

There’s a compact instrument cluster right above the steering wheel too, an infotainment screen on the center console and a passenger screen that also incorporates a Porsche Design clock.

This screen is actually removable, by the way.

The Mission X looks tremendous, and we love the fact that Porsche decided to have a little fun with it and added a cute Easter Egg.

On either side of the car, right below the dihedral door, you’ve got a little cheetah, which is actually the logo of their in-house design studio.

Gotta love that.



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Experienced content creator with a strong focus on cars and watches. Alessandro penned the first-ever post on the Supercar Blondie website and covers cars, watches, yachts, real estate and crypto. Former DriveTribe writer, fixed gear bike owner, obsessed with ducks for some reason.