Formula E car
Even though the FIA originially planned for the category to be open to various chassis manufacturers, the only licensed Formula E model, for the inaugural season (2014-2015), was the Spark-Renault SRT 01E. The electric components are assembled by Renault while the chassis is designed by Dallara, and the car is assembled by Spark Racing Technology. The SRT01E was later opened up for private development by the teams in Season 2 (2015-16), for the motor, gearbox and suspensions
Spark-Renault SRT01E Specifications:
- 0–100 km/h : 3 s (approximately)
- Max speed: 225 km/h (governed by FIA)
However, subsequently, it was decided by the FIA and Formula E Holdings to keep to a specification chassis, in March 2016, in a bid to keep costs in low in the category.  The tender for the 2nd Generation car was won by Spark Racing Technology.
Spark SRT05E Specifications:
- 0–100 km/h : 2.8 s (approximately)
- Max Speed: 280 km/h (FIA Regulated)
|Materials||Carbon fiber and aluminium structure|
|Materials||Kevlar and carbon fiber|
|Aerodynamic elements||Spoiler and airdam|
|Engine||Season 1: McLaren Electronic Systems
Season 2 Onwards: Various
SRT01E: Max power: 200 kW, (180 hp in economy mode; 270 hp in qualification mode).
|Power source||SRT01E: Williams Advanced Engineering 28 kWh Lithium-ion battery|
|Gearbox||Season 1: Hewland sequential
Season 2 Onwards: Various
|Controls||Semi-automatic wheel paddles|
|Suspension||Double steel triangle|
|Shocks||Torsion bars and springs|
|Round sections in aluminium alloy|
|Tires||Sculpted 18" Michelin (rain and dry condition)|
|Rims||Magnesium OZ Racing |
Maximum width: 260 mm (10 in) front / 305 mm (12.0 in) back
Maximum diameter: 650 mm (26 in) front / 690 mm (27 in) back
|Wheelbase||3,125 mm (123.0 in)|
|Track||1,300 mm (51 in)|
|Weight (driver included)||800 kg (1,800 lb) (batteries only : 200 kg (440 lb))|
The original battery specifications included a 200 kg (440 lb) cell-weight limit, a 200 kW peak power limit, and a maximum usable energy of 28 kWh. For the 2018-2019 season, the specifications for the battery are a weight of 250 kg (551 pounds) and 54 kWh energy, and peak power goes up to 250 kW. The cells are to be made by Sony, the integration by Lucid Motors, and track handling by McLaren.
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Notes and references
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- McConnachie, Katy (2016-03-04). "Formula E to remain with single chassis and battery suppliers". The Checkered Flag. Retrieved 2019-01-01.
- Mitchell, Scott. "Formula E boss Agag does not want chassis competition". Autosport.com. Retrieved 2019-01-01.
- Mitchell, Scott. "Spark to build new Formula E car, cockpit protection device likely". Autosport.com. Retrieved 2019-01-01.
- Staff, e-racing365. "Formula E Confirms Attack Mode Details – e-racing365". e-racing365.com. Retrieved 2019-01-01.
- Smith, Sam. "Fanboost Expansion Confirmed – e-racing365". e-racing365.com. Retrieved 2019-01-01.
- (fr) Williams s'implique en FE - ESPNF1, June 12, 2013
- "Formula E Battery - McLaren Applied Technologies". www.mclaren.com. Retrieved 2019-01-01.
- "INVITATION TO TENDER FOR SOLE SUPPLY CONTRACT" (PDF). FIA. Retrieved 22 January 2019.
- Halvorson, Bengt (October 27, 2016). "Lucid Will Be the Sole Battery-Pack Supplier for Formula E Racing". Car and Driver. Retrieved November 8, 2016.
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