Hyundai Teases IONIQ 5 N eN1 Cup car, Debut March 31st

by Mar 20, 2024All News, Electric Vehicle, Hyundai, Motorsports, N-Performance, Slider0 comments

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Hyundai Motor held N Festival back in December and unveiled the design sketches of the first one-make EV race car IONIQ 5 eN1 Cup car based on the ‘eN1 Class’. Today Hyundai N teased the final model set to be revealed in March 31st.

Designed with safety and light weight as a top priority, the ‘IONIQ 5 eN1 Cup Car’ features faster cornering speed and stability with dedicated race parts. With its enhanced air power appearance and amplified NAS+ (N Active Sound Plus), each team will provide a unique virtual engine sound that will bring new enjoyment to the audience in EV One-Make Race. In addition, the plan is to add fun to the game by making the N e-Shift, a virtual gear shift, available for real-world racing.

Hyundai IONIQ 5 Cup Car Specs:

  • – 200-250kg weight reduction compared to regular 5 N
  • – 50-70mm lower
  • – Racing slick tires 280/680R18
  • – Further protection of batteries
  • – Special NAS+ (N Active Sound +) for each team, boosted sound
  • – N e-Shift use is a must (for Finals)
  • – NGB will be allowed when overtaking IONIQ 5 eN1 Cup car
  • – Pillowball and Adjustable suspension components
  • – eN1 specific bodykit and rear wing – 18in 11J (tbc)
  • – Slick tire (280/680R18)
  • – 6P Front, 4P Rear calipers w/ racing brake pads
  • – FIA grade 6-point rollcage / battery protection harness(lower)
  • – High-voltage disconnectors, Warning signals for high-volatage warning
  • – Side & rear Polycarbonate
  • – Air jack lift

It is expected that Hyundai finish the eN1 model development by February of 2024, while racing series will start on May 2024.

Written by Jose Antonio Lopez

Passionated about Korean cars from Hyundai, Kia & Genesis. Photographer. I love being in nature, hiking. Tech lover.

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