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In 2018, Porsche has gone big and that includes product: Porsche announced earlier this year that its first all-electric sports car, which had been code-named Mission E, will be called the Taycan. The 600-horsepower beast will go into production next year. As if all that weren’t already enough, Porsche dropped a couple of bombshells in late September when it introduced two more new cars: Thoroughly modern takes on the legendary Porsche 935 that dominated endurance racing in the mid-1980s, and the latest iteration of another halo car, the 911 Speedster Concept.