With a hew weeks before the 2019 Frankfurt Auto Show, Opel announced the first details on the e-Rally Cup – world’s first rally brand cup for electric cars. After its debut in Germany, the e-Rally Cup will start its racing career in 2020.

The race car is based on the Opel Corsa-e and will develop 136 horsepower and 260 Nm of torque.

More details about the car will be released in September!

2020 Opel e-Rally Cup official video

2020 Opel e-Rally Car picture gallery

2020 Opel e-Rally Cup specifications

Electric motor:Synchronous
Power:100 kW (136 hp)
Torque:260 Nm
Battery:Lithium-ion, 50 kWh
Transmission:Front-wheel drive with Torsen differential
Suspension:Rally suspension
McPherson strut with uniball joints front
Wheels:7 x 17; ET20
Steering:Electric power steering
Brakes:4-piston brake calipers, Interior ventilated 332×28-mm front discs, 264×12-mm rear discs Hydraulic brake pressure adjustable at rear, especially adapted for recuperation, adapted brake management and recuperation, hydraulic “fly-off” handbrake
Chassis:Lightweight body-in-white with integrated roll-cage, underbody protection for engine and transmission, electric fire extinguisher, dry battery (standard in engine compartment), quick-release fasteners for bonnet and tailgate
Electrical system:ESP, traction control (TC) and ABS deactivated, motorsport display with data-logger, newly developed high-voltage (HV) safety warning system
Optional: Tripmaster & additional lighting
Dimensions:Length: 4,060 mm
Width: 1,770 mm (5.0 mm wider than production)
Height: 1,440 mm (5.0 mm higher than production
Wheelbase: 2,540 mm (2.0 mm longer than production)