Started in 2018, the 500 kW Volkswagen ID.R is a fully electric race car that has sported grey, blue and red colors while setting five records on three continents. Come this October at Goodwood SpeedWeek, the Volkswagen ID.R electric race car will meet the world with a new blue-silver livery.
In the real world, automobile designers are limited by practicality and technology. Meanwhile in the virtual world, car designers have no such bounds and the result is Team Fordzilla P1 Concept Virtual Race Car, a digital supercar designed in collaboration between Ford and its Team Fordzilla esports team.
Other motorsports have already gotten into electric races and now, it is finally rallycross’ turn – specifically, the FIA’s new World Rallycross Project E race series. What you see here is race car driver Ken Block‘s ride for the series.
Would you pay top dollars for a superlative Lamborghini car and not able to drive it home? Well, such is exactly what the Lamborghini Essenza SCV12 is about. It is a limited edition track-only hypercar that is said to be the “direct descendant” of iconic Lamborghini cars like Miura Jota and Diablo GTR.
Remember Ken Block’s Hoonicorn? Well, what you see here could be its successor, the Hoonifox. What makes this new Hoonigan ride so special is, it was penned by Ash Thorp, the designer of the new Batmobile – the one Robert Pattinson will be rolling to fight crimes in the new Batman movie.
A drag racing experience includes extreme noise and the smell of good’ol gas engine exhaust that fills the air. Well, hold on to that memory because, the future of drag racing is going green with major marque, Ford, introducing its very first factory, fully electric dragster prototype.
Remember the official Evangelion Motorsports Team we read about two years ago? Well, they will be joined by another Evangelion-themed racing car developed by Jammy Co., Ltd. that features a fantastic A.T. Field livery.
There used to be joke that KTM, the Austria motorcycle company best known for off-road motorcycles, stands for “kick ten more,” because of how hard it was to kick start their motorbikes. But that was early on when bikes were mostly kick start. Anywho, KTM has just announced a new race car.
Think your Hyundai compact hatch is bland? Well, here’s Hyundai showing that its car can look good sporty and packs a lot of punch. Not that you should be doing this to your Hyundai i30, but it is nice to look at.
Traditionally, racing cars have always been as a show of automobiles’ technologically advancements. Think Subaru WRX, Ford Focus and Mitsubishi Evolution series, and you know what we mean. As the world progresses into mainstream electric vehicle, the strategy remains the same.