Cupra’s central motorist Mattias Ekström had his initial go in his latest bureau for the 2020 season, the 670 HP e-Racer during the Montmelo circuit in Barcelona, Spain.
The latest Cupra e-Racer will contest in the initial ETCR competition array in 2020, opposite alternative electric racing cars similar to the Hyundai Veloster N ETCR.
Despite carrying the 400 kg (881 lbs)battery container around, Cupra’s electric furloughed racer is able of reaching 62 mph (100 km/h) from the delay in 3.2 seconds (0-124 mph in 8.2) as well as max out during 167 mph (269 km/h).
The electric powertrain combines 4 electric motors which broach the consistent 300 kW (402 HP) as well as peaking during 500 kW (670 HP).
“I consider the greatest plea is removing used to pushing with no gearbox as well as but the bark of the engine as the anxiety for knowing, for example, how quick to go when receiving curves,” pronounced Ekström of Cupra’s latest e-Racer.
The 2016 World Rally Cross hold up as well as two-times DTM leader is operative closely with Cupra’s engineers to fine-tune the single of the initial furloughed electric competition cars in the universe as well as contest in the arriving EV competition series.
Following his initial laps with the Cupra e-Racer, Ekström added: “It felt unequivocally good, generally when reaching full appetite entrance out of the delayed corners upon the circuit. we still need the little time to get used to the receptive to advice of the engine; it’s most quieter than any alternative I’ve driven before, as well as I’m the really romantic driver. In addition, we have to compensate tighten courtesy to appetite government in any lap; that’s necessary with an electric competition car, roughly as critical as the speed.”