Formula E’s New Electric Racing Car Has More Than Smashing Looks
The car will be unveiled to the world at Geneva Motor Show in March. 
The car will be unveiled to the world at Geneva Motor Show in March. (Photo Courtesy: Twitter/Formula E)

Formula E’s New Electric Racing Car Has More Than Smashing Looks

The Formula E is set for a big overhaul. The auto racing series that uses only electric vehicles has unveiled a new race car, called Spark SRTO5e, that takes racing to a whole new dimension. And its carbon-fiber finishing is just one aspect of it.

While the car will be showcased for the first time at the Geneva Motor Show in March, the racing body has revealed some visuals of it.

Here’s a look at what the car has to offer and how it’s designed.

Jaguar and BMW among others have been a part of Formula E already. 
Jaguar and BMW among others have been a part of Formula E already. 
(Photo Courtesy: Twitter/Formula E)
The races happen in cities like New York, Paris and London, among others. 
The races happen in cities like New York, Paris and London, among others. 
(Photo Courtesy: Twitter/Formula E)
The new-look Formula E racing car gets a ‘halo’ to protect drivers. 
The new-look Formula E racing car gets a ‘halo’ to protect drivers. 
(Photo Courtesy: Twitter/Formula E)

The highlighting of this model is the placement of a ‘halo’ right on top of the driver’s area, which apparently is there to protect drivers from head injuries. Kudos to the engineers for molding it seamlessly into the design of the racing car.

The tall and imposing design layout of the racing car makes it look attractive. 
The tall and imposing design layout of the racing car makes it look attractive. 
(Photo Courtesy: Twitter/Formula E)

The existing set of Formula E racing cars can barely make it to the half hour mark, but the newer edition not only promises higher driving range, but also can notch higher speeds than before.

The new version is expected to be faster than the previous editions. 
The new version is expected to be faster than the previous editions. 
(Photo Courtesy: Twitter/Formula E)

The likes of Audi, Jaguar are already part of the series, and other established giants like Mercedes-Benz and super car specialists Porsche could join the ranks very soon.

A bigger battery unit will help the car to touch higher speeds as well. 
A bigger battery unit will help the car to touch higher speeds as well. 
(Photo Courtesy: Twitter/Formula E)
The tail of the racing car looks smashing. Batmobile, anyone? 
The tail of the racing car looks smashing. Batmobile, anyone? 
(Photo Courtesy: Twitter/Formula E)

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