The sub-brand Cupra manufacturer Seat developed the electric e-Racer, designed for touring championship racing competitions. The President of the company Seat Luca de MEO personally removed the veil from this new product in a promotional video published on Youtube.
The new racing car is the hatchback Seat Leon, and some of the technology borrowed from the Volkswagen Golf GTI of the ring TCR. In Cupra still undecided in what body the Championships will be chasing their electric new.
Cupra e-Racer is equipped with four electric motors. The total nominal capacity of 408 horsepower. Also reported increased peak capacity — 680 forces. Battery capacity — 65 kWh Drive the car will be rear. Data on the dynamics of acceleration and maximum speed are not provided. Perhaps they will report the day of the premiere in Geneva.
The e-Racer is devoid of side mirrors. Their function is performed by video cameras, images from which are displayed on the display panel. The steering wheel also. Instead, he uses a racing wheel.
Seat in thought that created “the world’s first electric car for touring car racing”. But they are mistaken. In China annually held many of the Volkswagen e-Golf called e-Touring Car Challenge. Also, there are racing versions of electric cars Nissan Leaf Nismo RC EGT and Tesla Model S.
The Cupra sub-brand is going to Geneva to show the audience their special version of the Ibiza hatchback and crossover Ateca.