To the envy of Tesla: a new electric SUV for extreme racing in 2021
At the annual "Festival of Speed" at Goodwin (England) Company Spark Racing Technology has introduced a new electric SUV Odyssey21. New specially developed to participate in the future of extreme racing Extreme E, similar to the Formula E. The first season of the new racing series is scheduled for January 2021. Chmpionat extreme off-road vehicles operating on electric power, will be held at the Arctic territories in the Himalayas, in the Sahara Desert, in the Amazon rain forest, as well as on one of the islands in the Indian Ocean.
The maximum permeability
The basis of the model laid down Odyssey21 tubular frame made of steel alloy roll cage, as well as extreme winter and summer tires supplied by Continental.
According to the technical director of Spark Racing Technology, their novelty can move on any type of surface without any problem, "the gravel, stones, mud, ice, snow, water and sand." The stated capacity of the model is 558 horsepower. Odyssey21 Weight - 1650 kg. Width SUV - 2, 3 meters. The manufacturer guarantees the possibility to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h for 4, 5 second "when inclines to 130%."
Extreme E Championship serves the protection of the environment and support launched a social media hashtag #racefortheplanet
Complete testing new items to begin in September of this year. In March next year, 12 vehicles will be delivered to the teams.
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