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  • Cupra confirms specs of 670bhp e-Racer electric racing car
  • Cupra confirms specs of 670bhp e-Racer electric racing car
  • Cupra confirms specs of 670bhp e-Racer electric racing car
  • Cupra confirms specs of 670bhp e-Racer electric racing car
  • Cupra confirms specs of 670bhp e-Racer electric racing car
  • Cupra unveils e-Racer electric racing car

    The Cupra e-Racer facilities adult to 670bhp of power

  • Cupra unveils e-Racer electric racing car

    The e-Racer looks to be formed on a existent Cupra TCR racing car

  • Cupra e-Racer

    Seat trainer Luca de Meo described a e-Racer as “a loyal motorsport car” and called it a initial entirely electric furloughed car

  • Cupra e-Racer

    Jaguar has formerly suggested a racing chronicle of a I-Pace SUV, that will contest in a possess one-make array alongside Formula E from 2018/19 onwards

  • Cupra confirms specs of 670bhp e-Racer electric racing car
  • Cupra confirms specs of 670bhp e-Racer electric racing car
  • Cupra confirms specs of 670bhp e-Racer electric racing car
  • Cupra confirms specs of 670bhp e-Racer electric racing car
  • Cupra confirms specs of 670bhp e-Racer electric racing car
  • Cupra confirms specs of 670bhp e-Racer electric racing car
  • Cupra confirms specs of 670bhp e-Racer electric racing car
  • Cupra unveils e-Racer electric racing car
  • Cupra unveils e-Racer electric racing car
  • Cupra e-Racer
  • Cupra e-Racer

James Attwood, digital editor

Seat’s new Cupra code has reliable specifications of its all-electric 670bhp e-Racer, that has usually finished a initial shake down on track.

The Leon-based rear-wheel-drive e-Racer facilities a 65kWh battery with 6072 cells (equivalent to 9,000 mobile phones) and creates 402bhp of continual power, with a rise of 670bhp available.

Cupra pronounced it’s capable of dashing from 0 to 62.5mph in 3.2secs; it can hit 125mph in 8.2 secs.

 

The car’s framework is formed heavily on a existent Cupra Leon TCR furloughed automobile that races in this year’s FIA World Touring Car Cup and other championships. The e-Racer is designed to showcase a new E TCR electric category, that will be launched by difficulty promoters during Geneva. No date has nonetheless been given for when a difficulty will begin.

Seat vice trainer for investigate and development, Matthias Rabe, said: “With a Cupra e-Racer we wish to move racing to a subsequent level. We trust we can assistance reinvent motorsport and grasp success. Motorsport is one of a pillars of Cupra, and we are unapproachable of a group that is creation this electric furloughed racecar possible.”

Seat trainer Luca de Meo described a e-Racer as “a loyal motorsport car” and called it a initial entirely electric furloughed car. The usually mainstream EV racing championship now handling is a single-seater Formula E series.

Jaguar has formerly suggested a racing chronicle of its I-Pace SUV, that will contest in a possess one-make array alongside Formula E from 2018/19 onwards. A non-works electric GT array for converted Tesla Model S highway cars is also starting after this year.

De Meo added: “We suspicion racing should be fit and clean, and by introducing a new and insubordinate automobile like this, we wish to send an critical summary to a racing world. It is possible, it is fantastic and it is fun.”

The launch of an electric racing automobile judgment ties in with skeleton by Seat bosses to use Cupra as a ‘technological figurehead’ that will move electrified powertrains and other new record into a Seat range.

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