Renault Formula E Electric Race Car 1

Renault revealed the new Spark-Renault SRT_01E fully-electric, during the opening day of the International Frankfurt Motor Show. The new electric Formula E racing series are set to begin on September 2014.

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The car’s monocoque chassis made from carbon fibre and aluminum, has been constructed by Italian firm Dallara.

Williams Advanced Engineering will supply the batteries and their battery management systems, producing 200kw (270bhp).

McLaren Electronics Systems will provide the gearbox, the electric motor and electronics.

Renault Formula E Electric Race Car (4)

FIA President Jean Todt and Alejandro Agag, CEO of Formula E Holdings, said:

“I congratulate all partners involved in the production of the fully-electric SRT_01E car – it is a fantastic achievement,” said FIA President Jean Todt. “The innovative technology deployed follows the best environmental practices, highlighting the potential of the Formula E Championship to spark a revolution in the development of new electromobility systems, not just for motorsport but also for everyday use. This new championship builds on the FIA’s traditional role as a leading promoter of innovation, technology and performance in the automotive sector.”

Renault Formula E Electric Race Car (3)

Renault Formula E Electric Race Car (2)

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