What’s under the hood is a mystery, but it’s possible that the Yamaha Sports Ride concept packs an electric drivetrain. There’s certainly no manual shifter in the sparsely trimmed cockpit. The Motiv.e city car used an electric motor with a 12-kWh lithium-ion battery pack, but it’s safe to assume that this sports car concept might pack a bit more power than that.
The Sports Ride concept’s design definitely suggests a focus on performance. It has mid-engine proportions, with a low hood and a short wheelbase, and has plenty of aggressive vents and scoops along the side. LED headlights and taillights make for a futuristic look, and the sharply creased angles give off the impression of a scaled-down McLaren P1 hypercar.
We don’t know at this point if Yamaha has any production plans for this interesting sports car concept, but stay tuned to hear more about the Sports Ride to see if it has a future.