Skoda Vision GT, an electric racing car with 1100 OHC

Skoda Vision GT, an electric racing car with 1100 OHC

At the design fair, Skoda has unveiled a computer-generated styling study for a 100% electric racing car.

Baptism of the Skoda Vision GT, the end is the means Skoda Designs provide a modern interpretation of the 1957 Skoda 1100 OHC. This 100% electric racing car, inspired by current Formula E models, is presented during the exhibition ” Innovation and Change which will be held until January 8, 2023, at the Museum of Architecture in Brussels, Belgium.

The Skoda Vision GT cut part of the track is fully open like some racing cars. Very futuristic, it includes a functional cockpit and a suspended seat, to better compensate for the effects of Gs when accelerating, breaking or cornering. Added to this is a racing-style steering wheel made of carbon fiber, as well as a head-up display system with important information displayed directly on the driver’s hood visor.

Tribute to the two-seat tray

The Skoda Vision GT takes on the red color of the 1957 Skoda 1100 OHC. this” two-seat tray it consisted of a lightweight tubular frame on which was placed a fiberglass reinforced plastic body. It had a small 1,089 cc engine capable of producing 92 horsepower at 7,700 rpm. Weighing only 550 kg, the bus had a maximum speed of 200 km / h.

Several of these Skoda 1100 OHCs saw the light of day in 1957, followed in 1959 by two coupes (hardtop, aluminum body, 610 kg).