It is recent the news that Yamaha Motor will supply Subaru Tecnica International Inc. (STI) with electric motor units for their STI E-RA EV that STI is developing for future motorsport.
The electric 350 kW motor by Yamaha was in fact protagonist of a test on board of the hypercar Subaru STI E-RA EV.
Featuring a power of as many as 469 HP, Yamaha has developed the motor specifically thinking of the next generation of electric cars and it has designed a compact motor, equipped with cooling system and to be coupled with more units on the same vehicle.
Subaru vehicle that is protagonist of the test was equipped with four STI E-RA EV motors for an overall power of 800 kW that in 2023 aims at surpassing the lap time of 6 minutes and 40 seconds of the famous German Nurburgring track.