Chinese corporate Techrules has revealed the Ren RS – a track-only model of its turbine range-extender EV supercar.
Appearing on the Geneva motor display, the 1854kg single-seat supercar is for observe use simplest, and packs a 1287bhp, 1725lb feet punch. At 1854kg, the auto is 31kg lighter than the Aston Martin DB11, and has a power-to-weight ratio of 694bhp in step with tonne – over double that of the Aston.
Top pace is alleged to be 205mph, whilst Zero-62mph passes in three.0sec – the similar as a Porsche 911 Turbo. Range is alleged to be round 727 miles from 80 litres of gasoline because of the diesel-powered turbine differ extender, with a 28.4kWh battery pack.
The automotive can recharge to 80% of this 28.4kWh capability inside 15min when attached to a DC rapid charger, and Techrules goals a battery lifespan of 100,000 charging cycles. Diesel is the best gasoline, however the Ren could also be in a position to run on gaseous fuels, suggesting the Ren RS will observe swimsuit.
A number of two powertrain choices is to be had – the auto is four-wheel power, and the entry-level powertrain has two motors powering the entrance wheels and two for the rear, for mixed chronic and torque of 846bhp and 1150lb feet. The six-motor powertrain, with two motors for the entrance wheels and 4 for the rear has 1287bhp and 1725lb feet.
The automotive’s design used to be penned through GFG Style, the brand new design space of Giorgettto Giugiaro and his son Fabrizio, and used to be impressed through fighter jets – therefore the Turbo Jet sticky label, which additionally nods to the turbine differ extender powertrain. Deliveries aren’t tied to a particular date, however Techrules plans to have shoppers within the riding seat inside two years.
It’s a unmarried seater, instead of the Ren’s three-seat format, with a entrance cover opening ahead to permit the driving force get right of entry to. The automotive’s gasoline bladder and carbon fibre race seat are FIA authorized, whilst air jack mounting issues permit for speedy pit stops, and a cover ejection machine additionally guarantees protection in a crash state of affairs, as do handbook buttons for popping off the roof from the auto’s carbonfibre monocoque.
Although no racing intentions had been showed through the corporate, the selection to include a metal roll cage into the auto’s higher construction somewhat than having an enclosed monocoque lets in the auto to be tailored for various race collection necessities.
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