jaguar returns to motorsport for 2016 formula E season
 
jaguar returns to motorsport for 2016 formula E season
dec 15, 2015

jaguar returns to motorsport for 2016 formula E season

jaguar returns to motorsport for 2016 formula E season
all images courtesy of jaguar land rover

 

 

 

 

jaguar has announced its return to global motorsport by entire the third season of FIA formula E championship as a manufacturer with its own team. formula E is world’s only single-seater championship for electric powered cars. the race series offers an opportunity for jaguar land rover to further the development of future EV powertrains, including motor and battery technology. 

 


jaguar reveal formula e arrival
video courtesy of jaguar land rover

 

 

 

‘I am proud to announce jaguar’s return to racing with an entry into the innovative FIA formula E championship,’  engineering director for jaguar land rover, nick rogers. ‘electric vehicles will absolutely play a role in jaguar land rover’s future product portfolio and formula E will give us a unique opportunity to further our development of electrification technologies. the championship will enable us to engineer and test our advanced technologies under extreme performance conditions. it is my belief that over the next five years we will see more changes in the automotive world than in the last three decades. the future is about being more connected and more sustainable; electrification and lightweight technologies are becoming more important than ever as urbanisation continues to increase. formula E has recognised and reacted to these trends and the championship’s exciting and pioneering approach is the perfect fit for our brand.’

 


video courtesy of jaguar land rover 

 

 

 

williams advanced engineering will be a technical partner to the team and provide extensive motorsport knowledge, combined with high performance electrical systems. jaguar will be on the track with their new race car in autumn 2016. 

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