Hyundai unveils Veloster N-based electrical racer at Frankfurt auto present

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Hyundai used the Frankfurt Worldwide Motor Present to unveil an electrical race automotive primarily based on the Veloster N.

The automotive has been developed to compete within the electrical model of the TCR sequence (ETCR) beginning in 2020, therefore the Veloster N ETCR identify. Overseeing the mission is Hyundai Motorsport primarily based in Alzenau, Germany. This is similar division liable for Hyundai’s World Rally Championship and TCR Worldwide Sequence contenders.

Energy comes from a single electrical motor mounted in a mid-ship place and sending drive to the rear wheels. No specs have been revealed as the principles for the brand new ETCR sequence are but to be finalized.

The sequence is open to a number of constructors, although the automobiles will all characteristic a typical powertrain initially. The organizers have chosen Williams Superior Engineering, the expertise offshoot of the Williams Formulation One staff, to design, develop, manufacture and provide the batteries and automobile management modules for ETCR racers.

2020 Hyundai Veloster N ETCR race automotive

A full testing program for the Veloster N ETCR will begin later this month, with Hyundai stating that the mission is a part of a wider technique for growth of electrical street automobiles, together with electrical sports activities automobiles. Recall, Hyundai in Might confirmed plans for an electrical sports activities automotive to be developed in partnership with Rimac.

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