Hyundai announced a racing electric carAugust 21, 2019
Hyundai has published a video teaser of a new all-electric racing car. The public premiere of the car will take place on September 10, 2019 as part of the Frankfurt Motor Show.
The car was developed by the motorsport division of Hyundai Motorsport, whose headquarters is located in German Alzenau. It is responsible for creating cars for the World Rally Championship (WRC), as well as for the cars of the TCR body series.
It is possible that the new car Hyundai Motorsport will be the device for the electric series ETCR (Electric Touring Car Racing) – the future “green” version of the TCR Touring Championship. According to preliminary data, such a competition will be launched in 2020.
For the creation of batteries, as well as for the development of electronic powertrain control units, the British firm Williams Advanced Engineering, the current technology provider for the Formula E electric car championship, will be responsible
Currently, the developed requirements for the ETCR stipulate that cars built on the basis of production cars can participate in the competition. They will be equipped with an electric power plant with a capacity of 413 liters. sec., and their peak return will reach 700 horsepower. Cars will be able to dial the first “hundred” in about three seconds.
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