Not only that Opel its small car Corsa in the future under electricity sets: The Rüsselsheimer build as the first manufacturer of the world an electric rally car for the customer sport.
The Corsa-e Rally will be a 136 hp electric racer with rally chassis, hydraulic "fly-off" handbrake, safety cage, underrun protection, fire extinguishing system and quick-release hood and tailgate closures. Premiere is at the IAA in Frankfurt (12 to 22 September).
In addition, the "ADAC Opel e-Rally Cup", the first rally cup for electric vehicles, will start in 2020 in cooperation with the ADAC auto club. Incidentally, the rallye Corsa is the successor of the model Adam, which has been discontinued.
The "e-Rally Cup" for junior drivers is to start in summer as part of the DRM and other events. Opel is currently building 15 rally streamers for this purpose. The price per car should be well below 50 000 euros.
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