FIA President Jean Todt and Alejandro Agag, CEO of Formula E Holdings, today (September, 10)revealed the new Spark-Renault SRT_01E fully-electric single-seater during the opening day of the International Frankfurt Motor Show. Crowds got a first glimpse of the car that will lead launch the new electric racing series, Formula E, set to begin a year from now (September 2014).
The car’s monocoque chassis has been constructed by Italian firm Dallara and has been aerodynamically designed to aid overtaking. Made from carbon fibre and aluminum, the chassis will fully comply with the 2014 FIA crash tests.
McLaren Electronics Systems will be providing the electric motor, gearbox and electronics...
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