Subaru’s new race car concept has traveled to the 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon to unveil the vehicle. This would be to announce the ambitious goal. Moreover, it is building the electric STI -RA design study with help from Yamaha. It to beat the time set by the Porsche 911 GT2 RS on Germany’s grueling Nurburgring racetrack.
Subaru’s STI E-ERA Output and Horsepower
Moreover, the Japanese company did not specify to single out the 911 GTS RS. It has, in fact, its goal is to lap the circuit in under 400 seconds. It does represent six minutes and 40 seconds. Also, it is the exact time set. Moreover, it will be setting by Manthey-Racing-modifing 911 GT2 RS. This was in October 2018. There is hope by Subaru to achieve this. It is by powering the STI E-RA with four in-wheel electric motors in which the total output does check-in at about 1,072 horsepower.
Getting around the track’s many corners as quickly as possible is what the motors will help with. It does draw electricity from a 60-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack. It has a four-wheel torque vectoring system that helps the single-seater. There are additional technical specifications. They have not been releasing. However, the STI E-RA does look capable of setting a lightning-quick lap time. It is low, wide, and fitted with an aggressive-looking body kit.
Moreover, Subaru does plan to start testing the STI E-RA on the trucks in Japan. This will be in Japan later in 2022. It will send the car to the ‘Ring in 2023. Moreover, there is nothing that does suggest this concept is going to spawn a production model. However, there are lessons will learn that will help engineers design the street-legal high-performance EVs.
This vehicle could lap the Nurburgring in under six minutes. Moreover, in addition, the 40 seconds may be easier said. It is then actually done.