2017 was a year for Formula E to take off and it sure did with many manufacturers entering the All-Electric racing series and some car makers even ending programs in other forms of racing to announce their commitments to the electric sport for the future. The World Endurance Championship has now lost Audi and Porsche and both car brands look to Formula E for their future.
As of right now the big names that are competing are the likes of Nissan, Jaguar, Audi, BMW, Porsche, Citroen and Renault. Formula E officially today announced the latest Gen2 car. From what is being shown and the reaction from the internet, things are positive and looking good!
Formula E CEO Alejandro Agag talked with ESPN, ‘“The cars will be faster and will have almost double the amount of energy storage capacity and double the range, demonstrating the continuous evolution of battery technology,”
The cars will have a halo system that we have all seen being tested during the last two Formula 1 seasons on track during practice day.