The world of motor sport is evolving at a frantic pace and if just a few years ago, in 2013, the Seat Leon Cup Racer served as a starting point for the birth of the successful regulation TCR Marcello Lotti, just four years later, the history repeats itself in the shadow of the own way, that is taking the automotive industry. The debut of the new Cupra e-Racer, the first tourism competition 100% electric, has been used to launch parallel to the concept of AND TCR, a new championship promoted by WSC Ltd. that aims to accommodate this type of vehicle.
will Not be until the Geneva motor show when we know all the details of the Cupra e-Racer, but everything indicates that this vehicle is built on the technical regulation of the AND TCR. All in all, it is palpable that this model 100% electric is designed on the basis of Seat Leon TCR developed by Seat Sport, with the birth of Cupra as a brand new sport Seat has been renamed Cupra TCR. With respect to the base model of that part, the weight of the Cupra e-Racer is 300 pounds higher as a result of the electric powertrain and the huge batteries used.
In this aspect, the Cupra e-Racer has two engines located at the rear, as are the batteries. These thrusters offer a joint power series of 300 kW -402 horsepower-but also have a mode ‘superboost’ in which the power it shoots up to 500 kW -670 horses – for a limited time. All this power is channeled through the system all-wheel drive that combines with an energy recovery system. It is expected that the Cupra e-Racer in addition to being exhibited in Geneva, as part of the promotional events that WSC Ltd. will make to promote his new championship.