Driving Formula Es game-changing electric racecar
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Nearly five years after all-electric racing series Formula E made a thrilling debut, the book is about to close on its fifth season. Crucially, this was also the first season with Formula Es game-changing second-generation electric racecar, which is faster, lasts longer, and could help propel the series into more legitimate motorsport territory.
In April, I drove one on a racetrack.
I actually drove the seriess first-generation car back in 2017, but Ive had the urge to try the new one ever since it was announced in 2018. Not only does it look totally bonkers, but its a significant upgrade in just about every way. The old car had a max power output of 200kW or about 268 horsepower. The second-generation car (or Gen2 car, as…