We have seen the future of electric race cars, and it includes the Subaru STI E-RA Concept. Revealed at the 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon, this ultra sleek EV comes equipped with four Yamaha-sourced electric motors, one near each wheel that make a combined 1,073 horsepower.
Syroco’s Moonshot 1 speedcraft is essentially a kite-powered sailing craft designed to break records. Led by French kiteboarder Alex Caizergues, the goal for Syroco is to beat the Vestas Sailrocket 2’s 2012 record set at 65.45 knots (121.21 kilometers per hour) over 500 meters in Walvis Bay, Namibia.
Nissan Motorsports International Co., Ltd. recently revealed the all-new Nissan Z GT500 race car at Fuji International Speedway, and it’s set to participate in the 2022 Super GT Series. Power comes from a turbocharged 2.0L inline-4 engine that can make up to 650 horsepower.
To kick off the 2022 NHRA season, Toyota unveiled its GR Supra Funny Car at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona. In previous years, Toyota competed with a Camry, Celica and even a Solara, but this season marks the 20th anniversary of the automaker’s involvement in Funny Car.
It’s official, the very first eVTOL drag race has been completed for Airspeeder’s EXA Series. It consisted of two remotely-flown Alauda Aeronautics Mk3 Speeders pit against each other on a 300m drag strip somewhere in South Australia.