“After scarcely 40 years of being successfully active in motorsport on a top level, Audi now becomes a initial German vehicle manufacturer to contest in Formula E in sequence to exam and allege a growth of new technologies for production,” says Peter Mertens, Member of a Board of Management, Technical Development, AUDI AG. “Following quattro, TFSI, TDI, hybrid expostulate and many other innovations, a initial single-seater competition automobile is a wonder of a product descent in a margin of electric mobility that we are toll in with a Audi e-tron in 2018.” At a IAA, Audi announced carrying some-more than 20 electrified models in a operation even before 2025 including Plug-in-hybrids and entirely electric cars.
In Formula E, a teams and manufacturers are authorised to rise a powertrain consisting of a motor, transmission, tools of a cessation and a particular software. The multiple of a engine and delivery is a centerpiece of a Audi e-tron FE04. The engineers essentially concentration on conceptualizing a motor-generator section for ever larger efficiency. To broadcast a energy to a wheels, Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler will be regulating a high-efficiency delivery with usually one rigging in a 2017/2018 season.
“Together with a record partner Schaeffler, we have grown a totally new powertrain,” says Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass. “You can immediately tell this by looking during a new CO housing of a powertrain. The automobile also sounds opposite since we’re posterior new avenues in technology.”
A on-going new clothing featuring white, lead immature and black as a simple colors visually distinguishes a Audi e-tron FE04 during initial peek clearly from a automobile in that Lucas di Grassi won a Formula E championship pretension in July. For a initial time in his career, a 33-year-old Brazilian is entering a new deteriorate in automobile series “1” of a pretension defender and on a arise of a universe premiere in Neuburg he did not let a event pass by of pushing a gently whirring new electric competition automobile onto a stage.