Back in May, we learned that Hyundai was teaming up with Rimac to “collaborate on two high-performance electric vehicles by 2020.”
This would appear to be the first. Well, the weeniest little look at it. This is our first glimpse of an all-electric Hyundai race car, which will be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.
“This exciting new chapter promises to showcase Hyundai’s high-performance capabilities, its green technology credentials, and its unwavering passion for motorsport,” we’re told.
But we’re not told a lot else. Quite what form this car takes—and what championship it’ll compete in—is a secret for now. We suspect it’s not Formula E, though, given the hatchback-esque shape of what’s in the teaser video above.
It’s some sort of touring car, we suspect, especially given the new E TCR series launches in 2020. The Hyundai i30N TCR has been doing pretty well this year, so a plug-in version could well help pioneer the format’s electric alternative.
More news—and actual pictures—in early September. Excited?
NOTE: This article first appeared on TopGear.com. Minor edits have been made.