Formula E race cars compared in drag and acceleration to 100 km/hNovember 16, 2018
Comparative races took place at the British Donington Park circuit
Comparative tests of Formula E cars of two generations were held at the British Dondington Park circuit. The race organizers checked the cars in a classic drag race, accelerating from a standstill to 100 kilometers per hour, and also accelerating to 150 kilometers per hour, followed by a full stop.
The cars of Formula E of the first generation were equipped with a power plant with a peak power of 200 kilowatts (272 horsepower) and power from the unit with a battery capacity of 28 kilowatt-hours. For the cars of the season 2018-2019, the power was increased to 250 kilowatts (340 hp), and the battery capacity to 54 kilowatt-hours. Such machines are capable of accelerating to 100 km/h in 2.8 seconds, and their maximum speed is 280 kilometers per hour.
During the races at the wheel of the first generation of the car was the winner of the 2016-2017 season, Lucas di Grassi. The second car was driven by BMW driver Antonio Felix da Costa.