Thursday, 6 May 2021
Hyundai Motorsport has begun work on its first-ever electric race car in an exciting new project that will herald a new motorsport era for the company.

Hyundai Motorsport set to go electric

The vehicle, which has been developed and constructed at Hyundai Motorsport’s headquarters in Alzenau, Germany, will break cover for the initial time on September 10, the media day of the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt.

The move to electric continues the development of Hyundai Motorsport, which has turn out to be nicely established in rallying and circuit racing because its inception in 2012.

The numerous rally-winning WRC team, now in its sixth season, is at present major a closely fought Manufacturers’ Championship.

The organization also boasts a productive Customer Racing division, established in September 2015, which has created the competitive i20 R5, i30 N TCR and Veloster N TCR vehicles that have among them claimed victories and championships in motorsport series about the globe.

The initial glimpses of the new vehicle can be observed in videos published on Hyundai Motorsport’s social media channels, supplying a hint of what is to come at the official reveal subsequent month. Mirroring the move towards hybrid technologies and electrification in the automotive business, motorsport has also ventured into new territory in current years with the introduction of electric and hybrid series and regulations. This thrilling new chapter promises to showcase Hyundai’s higher-overall performance capabilities, its green technologies credentials and its unwavering passion for motorsport.

“A new era is dawning at Hyundai Motorsport. For many months, our team in Alzenau has been working hard on an exciting electric vehicle and soon we will be able to share the fruits of these labours,” mentioned Andrea Adamo, team director.

He added, “It promises to be a new chapter for our company, a natural extension to our motorsport activities, one that links closely to the current trends and innovations in the wider automotive industry. There’s not much longer to wait; all will be revealed at the IAA in Frankfurt in early September.”

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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