Cupra makes its presence felt in the Race of Champions with the UrbanRebel Racing Concept

Cupra makes its presence felt in the Race of Champions with the UrbanRebel Racing Concept

Thanks to the partnership between Cupra and the Race of Champions, this year’s edition will include some of the best drivers in the world, but also the UrbanRebel Racing Concept.

This year’s edition of the Race of Champions is associated with the “unusual” brand Cupra, which will be present with its daring concept developed with a focus on motor racing, the UrbanRebel Racing Concept. Through the regular shootout races, drivers such as Formula 1 world champions Mika Hakkinen and Sebastian Vettel, W Series champion Jamie Chadwick, World Rally and Rallycross champions Johan Kristoffersson, Petter Solberg and Travis Pastrana join in the cars. similar to the friendly type. “problem solving” to find out who is, after all, the best driver in the world.

As mentioned by Antonino Labate, Director of Strategy, Business Development and Operations at CUPRA, “The Cupra Rebel Racing Concept is an example of what’s possible when you combine racing with electrification, and the Race of Champions is the perfect event to showcase the emotions this Cupra can create with the best drivers from around the world driving it.“.

Developed with competition in mind, especially on the track, and with a power of 340 horsepower (which can reach 435 horsepower at times), the UrbanRebel Racing Concept can deliver incredible performance, such as the 3.2 seconds it takes to accelerate from km 0 to 100. /h, so it will be an amazing spectacle to watch its performance on the snow slopes of the ROC, in the Baltic Sea region, in Pite Havsbad, 96.5 km from the Arctic Circle, in Sweden, already at the end of this month, on January 28 and 29.

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