Hyundai RM20e

Hyundai RM20e: Next-generation electric sports car is here


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RM20e electric sports car from Hyundai

Hyundai is the worlds leading car manufacturer that holds a strong footprint in electric mobility and racing. Hyundai RM20e is one of the racing midship electric sports cars from Hyundai. It's a prototype car, but it has a staggering performance and agility.

RM20e Front View
RM20e Front View

Furthermore, RM20e is a racing sports car that comes under Hyundai's N brand. The RM20e utilizes the RM development platform. Future N branded products will be based on the same platform.

First of all, RM stands for Racing Midship. The RM20e has a rear-drive midship powertrain configuration. Here, the rear-drive configuration makes the real difference. Rear-drive vehicles yield ideal handling and agility at the same time. This is possible due to a low polar moment of inertia.

The RM platform further facilitates the testing of new technologies that keep the sports car connected to the tarmac at all speeds and environmental conditions. This balance and road grip is essential to keep the enormous power and torque grounded.

Overview

Hyundai is working on the RM platform since 2012. It has a clear vision of connecting high-performance motorsports technologies to future N branded models. The project started with RM14 and keep on evolving every year.

Hyundai RM20e Side View

Besides, RM models, through the years, have undergone critical testing and improvements to increase the performance. The testing involves 420 to 480 laps on the world's most challenging track of Nurburgring. So, it equates to almost 160934 km in wet and dry tarmac. As a result, RM models also keep improving in their applications as well.

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