Hyundai Unveil Race-Ready Ioniq 5 eN1 Cup Car

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The Hyundai Ioniq 5 N is a major step up from its non-N sibling, however the just lately unveiled Ioniq 5 eN1 Cup automotive is an unbridled electrical race automotive that might even humble its customary N counterpart.

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The Ioniq 5 eN1 Cup automotive wears a model-specific physique equipment which is categorised by a gaping entrance finish punctuated by two pronounced aspect air intakes, and a entrance splitter underscoring the acquainted headlight array. Extra distinguishing visible components embody the flared wheel arches housing aggressive 18-inch multi-spoke wheels, a brand new rear diffuser, and a big fastened rear wing. In comparison with the vanilla Ioniq 5 mannequin, the eN1 Cup automotive sits 50 to 70 mm decrease and is 200 to 250 kg lighter. Under the metallic, the eN1 Cup automotive is provided with a stiffer, adjustable suspension equipment with spherical-joint pillowball mounts. The eN1 Cup automotive is supported by a number of {hardware} elements, similar to an improved braking system (six-piston callipers on the entrance and four-pistons on the rear), an FIA-grade six-point roll cage, and an air jack elevate, to call a number of.

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Curiously, the Ioniq 5 eN1 Cup automotive isn’t purposed as a present automotive however as an precise race automotive. Hyundai intends to have the electrical racer accomplished and race-ready by Might 2024. The eN1 Cup automotive will participate in Korea’s first-ever one-make EV competitors, with every collaborating workforce piloting an instance of the eN1 Cup automotive. Every automotive is outfitted with a specifically tuned N Energetic Sound system, purposed to supply a louder sound. Moreover, the groups will probably be required to make use of the N e-Shift operate within the remaining rounds of the occasion. Curiously, the vehicles will utilise the N GRIN BOOST function, which (in the usual Ioniq 5 N mannequin) permits for a ten-second increase in most output and will probably be used on this competitors when performing an overtake.

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