Jan 29, 2014 Original Porsche EV from 1898. Porsche Reading tip: Meet the original P1 from 1898. Porsche has a long electric tradition with the first car ever built by Ferdinand Porsche just being recovered, featuring a 130 kg electric motor and 500 kg battery. technologicvehicles.com Previous article Audi, Hyundai/Kia, Rimac, McLaren, BYD, Ryno. Next article David Packard.