Audi Introduces its First Ever Formula E Car

Audi Introduces its First Ever Formula E Car

Audi Introduces its First Ever Formula E Car

0 comments 📅29 September 2017, 19:45

Audi has pulled the covering from its first-ever Formula E car – the Audi e-tron FE04. 

The all-electric racecar, presented during a different event held it Neuberg Wednesday night, will be fielded by the factory-backed Span Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler. In Formula E, which is a spec series, the teams are allowed to broaden the powertrain on the car, along with the suspension and software. Audi says it focused on making the motor-generator item extra efficient in its development process of the FE04 and also used a single-gear despatch for added efficiency.

“After nearly 40 years of being successfully lively in motorsport on the highest level, Audi now becomes the first German automobile producer to compete in Formula E in order to test and advance the development of new technologies for production,” said Audi panel member Peter Mertens. “Following quattro, TFSI, TDI, hybrid drive and diverse other innovations, our first single-seater race car is a portent of our product antagonistic in the field of electric mobility that we are ringing in with the Audi e-tron in 2018.”

The deathly white, metallic green and black livery is a departure from the ABT team’s livery from after season, which saw Audi driver Lucas di Grassi win the Formula E championship. This year, the Brazilian disposition return to the grid with Audi in car number “1”, representative of his championship finishing blemish from last year, and will race alongside German driver Daniel Abt. The 2017-2018 Instructions E season will kick this winter with the Hong Kong e-Prix on December 2nd and 3rd.

This article primary appeared on AutoGuide

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