Cupra is the official partner of DTM Season 2022 and the automaker has just unveiled a new safety car. For this role, Cupra chose the Formentor VZ5, which was further tuned by the ABT Sportsline for even better performance on the track and has a special livery.
The Cupra Formentor VZ5 presented last year with a limited production of 7,000 units is the most powerful vehicle of the Spanish brand. However, since driving a pack of racing cars can be difficult, Kupra gave Formentor The latest ABT configuration packagethat makes it even faster. Thanks to ABT software, Audi’s 2.5-liter 5-cylinder turbocharged engine produces 444 hp. (331 kW / 450 hp) and 530 Nm (391 lb-ft) of torque.
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Cupra and ABT claim that the tuned Formentor can accelerate from 0-100 km / h (0-62 mph) in 3.9 seconds and has a top speed of 270 km / h (168 mph). These numbers sound good enough for car safety and even more for a performance-focused crossover hot hatch capabilities.
Visually, the model received a livery of copper color with white graphics and additional lights mounted on the roof. As in all Formentor VZ5sit comes with vertically arranged quad exhaust pipes, exclusive two-tone 20-inch alloy wheels and copper accents all over the body.
As part of a partnership with DTM Cupra will provide the organization with two safety cars, two race cars, a medical car and a leading car totaling up to six cars. They will be present in all 16 DTM races and 14 DTM Trophy races, starting with Partimano, Portugal this weekend. Below you can watch a video teaser created by Cupra to highlight the style of your new car safety.
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The ABT-configured Cupra Formentor VZ5 is the new DTM safety car
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