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* Electric GT Holdings has published the strategic plan for its headline race championship, which is open to all interested manufacturers.
* Discussions are already underway with OEMs and specialist engineering houses
* Season one will see races in top international circuits running through to October 2019
* From season four, the race cars will have up to 825kW (1,122bhp) and accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 1.7s with a top speed of 380 km/h

After delivering the first race-prepared car to a team in its headline race series last week in Barcelona, Electric GT Holdings technical management together with its engineering team have published the strategic technical plan for the first five seasons. Following interest from many international manufacturers, the championship will be open to all constructors and will set the trend for electric racing in the coming years.

In its fourth year, the series will become an open-platform series, following GT/LMP closed-wheel style body specifications.

All vehicles will share the same base (including chassis, cockpit, suspension, brakes, safety equipment, battery and BMS), but featuring OEM specific bodywork, and with transmission, motor and powertrain open to be developed by each manufacturer.

To qualify for this GT class, manufacturers will need to deliver a minimum of 500 units for the production version of the car.

A number of global manufacturers, including a growing number of Asian constructors, have shown great interest in joining the championship, and are already in contact with Electric GT Holdings Technical Director to draw up common regulations that meet the interests of all manufacturers.

Entry to the championship from season one is open to any OEM, provided that their cars offer a minimum of 70 kWh of available energy, a minimum power/weight ratio of 0.3 bhp/kg, a minimum/maximum weight of 1200/2500 kg and with dimensions that are within +/- 15% of the current EPCS Tesla P100DL. Vehicles will need to comply with FIA safety requirements and crash tests.

In the first season of the EPCS all drivers will compete with identical specification EPCS Tesla P100DLs. With 778 bhp (585kW) and 995Nm of torque, the car can reach 0-100 km/h in 2.1s, with speeds of up to 250 km/h.

Agustin Payá, Technical Director, Electric GT Holdings, said: “We made history when we launched the first electric production car series, and now we are preparing the series to evolve and grow. Our five year plan has been developed following discussion with leading global manufacturers and OEMs to best predict, and respond to, the continued rapid growth of electric vehicle technology. Our championship will be relevant, fast and continue to drive technology forward.

“We will also continue to work with manufacturers of new sustainable materials, in the car and at our events, to surprise and delight our fans. This series will truly prove that electric technology has surpassed the possibilities of all that has gone before.”
SEASON GENERATION DETAILS
1 V2.3
* Tesla P100DL as presented on 21/6/18
* Weight: 1780 kg
* Maximum speed: 250 km/h
* Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 2.1 seconds
* Tyres: Pirelli PZero
* Brake system: Active season 1 to 5
* Battery capacity: 100 kWh
* Motor power: 585 kW / 795bhp
* Regeneration power: two levels – low/high
* Aerodynamics: standard/common
* Transmission: AWD

2 V2.4
* Suspension system improvements
+ Teams build the solution to parameters defined by Electric GT
* Differential upgrade
* Weight: 1720 kg
* Maximum speed: 250 km/h
* Acceleration 0-100 km/h: <2.1 seconds
* Battery capacity: 100 kWh
* Motor power: 585 kW / 795bhp
* Technology upgrade for telemetry, fan engagement etc.
* Tyres: Pirelli PZero
* Brake system: Active season 1 to 5
* Regeneration power: two levels – low/high
* Aerodynamics: standard/common
* Transmission: AWD

3 V2.5
Aerodynamics upgrade
* Rear diffuser
* Aerodynamic improvements and bodywork refresh
* Technology upgrade for telemetry, fan engagement etc.
* Weight: 1720kg
* Maximum speed: 250 km/h
* Acceleration 0-100 km/h: <2.1 seconds
* Battery capacity: 100 kWh
* Motor power: 585 kW / 795bhp
* Tyres: Pirelli PZero
* Brake system: Active season 1 to 5
* Regeneration power: two levels – low/high
* Aerodynamics: standard/common
* Transmission: AWD

4 and 5 V3 Open platform (GT/LMP style specification with closed wheel and closed cabin)
* Common platform (chassis, cabin, suspension, brakes, safety equipment, battery and BMS)
* Weight: 1495kg
* Maximum speed: 380 km/h
* Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 1.7 seconds
* Battery capacity: 140 kWh
* Motor power: 825 kW / 1,122bhp
* Tyres: new tender
* Motor transmission and power stage open. Minimal two gears
* Bodywork added to match style of production GT cars from team partner OEMs (500 unit minimum requirement for production)
* Brake system: active season 1 to 5
* Regeneration power: free
* Aerodynamics: active
* Transmission: AWD

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