New Zenos E10 R to be launched at the Performance Car Show in the UK

Article by Christian Andrei, on January 11, 2016

The Zenos E10 R road-legal trackday car will have its debut at the Autosport International/Performance Car Show from January 14 to 17, 2016. The unveiling of the E10 R follows the debut of Zenos' other offerings, the E10 and E10 S.

This latest Zenos vehicle is powered by a 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine that is associated with the powerplant the powers the Ford Mustang and Focus RS. This engine develops up to 350bhp of output and 475Nm of torque, effectively allowing the E10 R to deliver 500bhp/ton. With this amount of power, the E10 R is set to become the brand’s quickest car to date.

It features a number of upgrades compared to the E10 and E10 S while still having a starting price of £39,995. These upgrades include a set of new lightweight wheels and uprated brakes, as well as modifications to the spring and damper rates. During the Autosport International/Performance Car Show, visitors will have a chance to take part in driver training day with Zenos.

They just have to follow @ZenosCars and then tweet their picture at the Zenos stand, with the hashtags #E10Ready, #ASI16 and #PCS16. Lucky visitors will have a chance to experience the E10 R right from the passenger seat as well as get behind the wheels of the Zenos E10 S. The Autosport International/Performance Car Show -- presented by Landsail Tyres in association with Autocar and PistonHeads -- will be a celebration of UK's admiration for the hatchback with a new theme called Hot Hatch Nirvana.

The event is set to feature never-before-seen hot hatches – including the first models and the latest ones. Mark Edwards, Founder and Managing Director of Zenos Cars, described the E10 R as a car that delivers maximum performance both on track and road. He noted that Autosport International is just the ideal event to unveil the new vehicle, which features advanced lightweight architecture and natural balance.

On the other hand, Ian France, Show Director for Autosport International, remarked that for the past 25 years, some of the most cutting-edge high performance vehicles have been displayed at the show, adding that the unveiling of the new Zenos E10 R is another momentous debut.

Press Release

PUBLIC DEBUT OF 350BHP ZENOS E10 R AT THE PERFORMANCE CAR SHOW

The Performance Car Show presented by Landsail Tyres in association with Autocar and PistonHeads.com will host the public debut of the Zenos E10 R, a road-legal British trackday car delivering 500bhp/tonne.

This astonishing road-legal trackday car will be on display at The Performance Car Show between 14-17 January* for the very first time, allowing showgoers to be amongst the first in the world to see the E10 R in the metal.

Following the introduction of the E10 and E10 S, the E10 R represents the brand’s quickest, most exhilarating and most focused car to date. Powered by a 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine, related to that found in the Ford Mustang and Focus RS, the E10 R produces 350bhp and 475Nm of torque and is set to be one of the stars of the Performance Car Show.

Compared with the E10 and E10 S, the E10 R features uprated brakes, changes to the spring and damper rates, and a set of new lightweight wheels, saving 10kg alone over the E10 S. Despite all its upgrades, prices still start from just £39,995.

Mark Edwards, Founder and Managing Director of Zenos Cars, said: “The E10 R is a car that delivers maximum performance both on track and road, so Autosport International is the perfect place for its debut. Thanks to its advanced lightweight architecture and natural balance, the E10 R handles its extra power comfortably – and it’s also one of the most affordable ways to join the exclusive 500bhp/tonne club.”

Ian France, Show Director, Autosport International said: “Some of the world’s most cutting-edge high performance products have been showcased at Autosport International over the past 25 years, and the unveiling of the Zenos E10 R marks another momentous debut. The team at Zenos have created an accessible car for the track and the road that Britain should be rightly proud of.”

The E10 R also forms the basis for a competition that gives Autosport International/Performance Car Show visitors the chance to win a Zenos driver training day, which will include driving the thrilling Zenos E10 S and experiencing the E10 R from the passenger seat. Visitors to the show simply need to follow @ZenosCars and then tweet a picture of themselves at the Zenos stand, with the hashtags #E10Ready, #ASI16 and #PCS16.

The Performance Car Show presented by Landsail Tyres in association with Autocar and PistonHeads.com will celebrate the UK’s unique love affair with the hot hatchback with an all-new theme called Hot Hatch Nirvana. The centrepiece will feature never-before-seen hot hatch displays, paying tribute to the icons that started it all 40 years ago to the latest hyper-hatches.

Furthermore, you can directly influence the Top 10 best hot hatches to go on display by voting for your favourite at www.performancecarshow/hothatchnirvana now.

Topics: sports car, uk

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