Just like everyone else in the automotive industry, Subaru is getting real weird with it. The company revealed its new STI E-RA concept at the Tokyo Auto Salon, which is an all-electric hypercar designed to demolish records.
The outlandish-looking electric hypercar packs 1,073 horsepower from four electric motors – one for each wheel. It also has four-wheel torque vectoring and a 60 kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack. Subaru worked with Yamaha on the car’s development.
You may be asking yourself, why would Subaru — a company built on its off-road prowess — build a road track fighter? Well, it seems to be for one big reason: It wants to set some really, really fast lap times around the Nürburgring Nordschleife, because who doesn’t? While Subaru is at it, it also wants to learn a thing or two about new technologies as the automotive world shifts more