Hyundai Ioniq 5 N Ready for Racing

Ioniq 5 Outfitted With Sports Suspension & Tires

Hyundai held a N celebration in South Korea the preceding evening to commemorate its racing successes of 2023. Nevertheless, something unexpected transpired. The company let out concept sketches of the Ioniq 5 eN1 Cup vehicle along with some exciting specifications, aiming to have its completion finalized by February 2024.

Featuring a body kit with enormous air ducts, an imposing diffuser, and a back spoiler, the Ioniq 5 eN1 Cup sits on wheels fitted with 280/680 R18 racing tires that are 18-inch in size. The suspension is fortifiyingly strengthened, allowing for diminishing of the journey altitude by approximately 2.8 inches. To yield braking power, six-piston calipers at the front and four pistons on the rear have been integrated, with additionally an air jack being included for fast elevation of the car. For safe regulations, it has also been fitted with a FIA-approved, six-point roll cage and robust battery support.

The greatest transformation will be in its drop in weight, likely as much as 551 pounds (250 kilograms). We still don’t have complete particulars on the Ioniq 5 eN1 Cup since it is still in the process of being manufactured, yet we do know that the side and back glass panels are being substituted with polycarbonate. As for the road-legal Ioniq 5 N, we cannot confirm its exact weight yet; but experts believe it could weigh up to 4,650 lbs (2,109 kg).

The adjustable suspension of the forthcoming Ioniq 5 eN1 Cup will boast robust spherical-joint pillowball mounts to secure the vehicle’s association with the frame. Furthermore, disconnectors are included in the design in case the battery arguably gets too hot. Besides, each squad will have a distinctive simulator engine sound when they battle in the upcoming cup. Moreover, the participants will be authorized to fake gear conversions through the N E-Shift means, replicating the action of an eight-speed double-clutch automated transmission.

The Ioniq 5 eN1 Cup is more than an exhibition event, as it will be participating in races. All arrangements should be finalized by May 2024 and Hyundai has proclaimed the series to be Korea’s first single make electric vehicle championship.

Sources: Hyundai, carscenekorea / Instagram

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