Cupra built an electric racing hatchback

Cupra built an electric racing hatchback

March 2, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

Cupra e-Racer

Cupra, which became separate from the Seat brand for the release of charged cars, presented an electric racing hatchback called e-Racer. The premiere of the car will be held next week as part of the Geneva Motor Show.

Detailed information on the power plant of the Cupra is not yet available. It is known only that it will give out 408 horsepower, and for a short time for a sharp acceleration – 680 hp.

It is also unclear whether the car is a concept or will compete in races.

Now the Seat brand is represented in the WTCR Touring Championship, which was formed after the merger of the WTCC and TCR series. At the start of the first stage, together with the Leon gasoline in April will come VW Golf GTI, Hyundai i30 N, Honda Civic Type R, Audi RS3 LMS, Peugeot 308 and Renault Megane RS. However, according to the regulations, the power of such machines can not exceed 350 forces.

The first serial model of the Cupra brand was the Ateca crossover. He received a 300-strong turomotor, a “robot” with two clutches, four-wheel drive and an adaptive suspension. First 100 km/h such machine is accelerate for 5.4 seconds. The maximum speed is 245 kilometers per hour.

The next novelty of the brand is expected to be Ibiza. Her photos were on the web at the end of February.

Cupra e-Racer