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  1. Powertrain kits for the 2022 World Rallycross electric supercar class will include two 250kW motors, one on each axle, two inverters and a 52.65kWh battery with an innovative cooling system. The power units will develop 500 kW (680 horsepower).

    The kit can be retrofitted to existing internal combustion-powered World RX Supercars or built into an all-new chassis.

    The electric kits

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  2. When an ideal balance is called for between dynamics and ride comfort, the BMW 3 Series and 4 Series models consistently set the benchmark within their segments in the premium market. In terms of electrically powered vehicles, the new BMW i4 is set to take on this role very soon. The first purely electrically powered 4-door Gran Coupé enriches locally emission-free mobility with sheer driving

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  3. The new FIA World Rallycross Project E race series has run it's first support race in Sweden,

    Ken Block's Ford Fiesta ERX won this breakthrough event at the famous Holjes rallycross circuit in front of two identical Fords.

    Built by Austrian firm STARD, the cars boast

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  4. It won’t hurt your ears and doesn’t use a drop of fuel, but it’s projected to crush the quarter-mile in the low-8-second range at more than 170 mph. For the first time ever, Ford Performance introduces a one-off Mustang Cobra Jet factory drag racer with all-electric propulsion.

    The battery-powered Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 prototype is purpose-built and projected to deliver over...
  5. Audi is systematically moving forward with its e-offensive: The Audi e-tron and the Audi e-tron Sportback are becoming more agile, sharper and more dynamic as S models.

    The three electric motors, two of which are located on the rear axle, together provide 370 kW of boost power and 973 Nm (717.6 lb-ft) of torque. This allows the two purely electrically driven models to accelerate to

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    Projekt E will run as a support series at selected World RX events next year, using technology developed by Austrian firm STARD. The firm will exclusively supply powertrain kits to the new series in 2020.

    The powertrain will include three motors, one on the front axle and two at the rear. Supplied as a control kit to be installed into existing steel-body chassis. Teams will be able

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