The Gen3 race car of Formula E will be unveiled in Monaco

L'auto da corsa Gen3 di Formula E sarà presentata a Monaco

The Formula E Gen3 electric race car will be unveiled at the Yacht Club de Monaco on 28 April ahead of the 2022 Monaco E-Prix.

The Gen3 car, set to race from Season 9, will be presented to manufacturers, teams, drivers, partners and other VIP guests at the evening event. Fans will be able to experience the show via the championship’s digital channels and get a first in-depth look at the latest ground breaking Formula E electric race car.

L'auto da corsa Gen3 di Formula E sarà presentata a MonacoWhile the world will see the Gen3 race car for the first time, Formula E has its sights further into the future of all-electric single-seater motorsport. In Monaco, Formula E and the FIA will host a roundtable event bringing together leaders from manufacturers across the automotive sector. This summit will focus on the potential innovations and technology roadmaps for the Gen4 era as Formula E affirms its position as the pinnacle of electric mobility development and racing.

The Gen3 car is evidence of the incredible progress in EV development achieved in the championship. Formula E has worked closely with the FIA and industry-leading engineers and experts in sustainability to ensure the Gen3 will also set the benchmark for sustainability in high performance race cars.

The car is the first Formula car aligned to Life Cycle Thinking, with a designed second life for tyres, broken parts and battery cells. Additionally, the Gen3 will be net-zero carbon – reinforcing Formula E’s status as the first sports series to be net-zero carbon from inception.

Need To Know: Gen3

L'auto da corsa Gen3 di Formula E sarà presentata a MonacoAn electric motor delivering up to 350kW of power (470BHP), capable of a top speed of 200mph (320 km/h), with a power-to-weight ratio that is twice as efficient as an equivalent 470BHP internal combustion engine (ICE)

At least 40% of the energy used within a race will be produced by regenerative braking during the race.

The first Formula car with both front and rear powertrains: a new front powertrain adds 250kW to the 350kW at the rear, more than doubling the regenerative capability of the current Gen2 to a total of 600kW

The first Formula car that will not feature rear hydraulic brakes due to the addition of the front powertrain and its regenerative capability.

Lighter and smaller than the Gen2 to enable faster, more agile wheel-to-wheel racing

Source: Formula E

Pictures: Courtesy Formula E

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