Innovation from the high speed lab 2020 DTM finale at the Hockenheimring Even be fore the current champion is determined in the last races of the top touring car class this season the future of the racing series begins A demo car of the DTM Electric does some laps in the Motodrom sec tion of the race track in Southern Germany With nearly 1 200 horsepower the electric car runs on the performance level of Formula One In terms of vehicle dynamics it reaches new dimensions because the four battery electric motors from Schaeffler can wheel selectively be controlled for perfect traction in all conceivable track conditions a technology referred to as torque vectoring Accel eration is impressive as well The sprint from zero Motorsport to 100 km h 62 mph takes 2 4 seconds That s 0 4 seconds less than the current DTM car needs just a blink of the eye but one that means ages on a race track In 2021 further demo runs of the DTM Electric are to follow The first competitions are planned for 2023 The prototype was developed in close col laboration between the DTM s umbrella organi zation ITR and Schaeffler the DTM s future series and innovation partner In addition to the power train and other components the renowned auto motive and industrial supplier contributes to the prototype the Space Drive steer by wire technolo gy that has already been tested in motorsport To gether the partners are showing what the future of motor racing may look like green highly perfor mant and electric We look forward to this partnership says Mat thias Zink CEO Automotive Technologies at Schaeffler Our innovative electric powertrain technologies have been producing victories in Four electric motors nearly 1 200 horsepower and from 0 to 100 km h 62 mph in 2 4 seconds the demo car of the DTM Electric 28

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