Electric versatility is a noteworthy piece of Hyundai’s future and the carmaker has presented its first-historically speaking electric race vehicle at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show. The Hyundai Veloster N ETCR is an all-electric machine dependent on the Veloster hatchback and will contend in the new European Touring Car Championship (ETCR). The new offering offers the rooftop with various electrics at Frankfurt this year including the Volkswagen ID.3, Mercedes-Benz GLC 350e, Porsche Taycan, Mercedes Vision EQC and the sky is the limit from there. The EV race vehicle has been structured and worked at the organization’s Alzenau base camp, with work initially starting in November 2018, while the main squeeze of the model was finished in August this year.
The Hyundai N ETCR seems to be indistinguishable from its ICE partner – N TCR, and looks very threatening with the monstrous grille in advance, clearing cap, wide-body pack and guards, and a gigantic back wing. The huge update, obviously, goes under the hood with the 350 bhp 2.0-liter turbocharged four-chamber petroleum motor supplanted by a solitary electric engine that sends capacity to the back wheels. The electric engine is mounted behind the driver, which makes it a mid-engined race vehicle. The two of which are a first for Hyundai Motorsport. That should make the drive extremely fascinating on the Veloster N ETCR. Hyundai however is yet to declare the power figures from the electric engine.
The new electric vehicle will keep running close by Hyundai’s flow motorsport responsibilities including the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), just as Customer Racing endeavors with the i20 R5, i30 N TCR and the Veloster N TCR. The learnings from the electric race vehicle will be imparted to Hyundai’s worldwide R&D office in Namyang, South Korea. The automaker will begin a full testing project in the not so distant future on the Veloster N ETCR.
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