Between the Formula E seasons the requirement that all drivers have to compete in a complete e-Prix without changing their cars) and 2019 to a fundamental change. DS Automobiles and the motorsport department DS Efficiency made the new DS E-TENSE FE 19 with an increase in output to 250 kW and a battery capacity of 52 kWh to a real success.
The two DS E-TENSE FE 19 contributed in the past Season did their part to ensure that both the driver and team title went to DS TECHEETAH. While the DS E-TENSE FE 20 is currently on the city courses the world over with the competition and has already achieved a podium in Santiago, the next generation is already in development. Another important step has now been taken with the unveiling of the first design.
As an avant-garde automobile manufacturer, DS Automobiles develops 2020 / 2021 the shape of his racing car. With the revised entrance and rear wings, an additional “shark fin” on the engine cover and open front wheel arches, the “Gen2 EVO” has a unique character and embodies the electric motorsport of tomorrow.
The shape of the DS TECHEETAH “Gen2 EVO” is shaped by the new facelift planned for the 7th Formula E season, but retains the black and gold style features of the DS E-TENSE FE 20 at. The new Peep is already anticipating the future paintwork today and is an even better expression of the technological know-how and innovative spirit of the top payment brand DS.
The new “Gen2 EVO” will be unveiled on March 3 2020 at the Geneva Motor Show (FIA booth). The DS TECHEETAH team is represented there by Jean-Eric Vergne, the first double champion of Formula E and brand ambassador for DS Automobiles.
“Formula E is to the same extent an experimental field and showcase for DS Automobiles. As the first top payment manufacturer, we convey our vision there and demonstrate our expertise in electromobility through victories on the race track and at the championships. In addition, we can demonstrate the entire know-how of the DS brand with our numerous innovations relating to the competition. The fact that we are the first team to present the shape of our future racing car is further proof of our very special commitment, ”says Béatrice Foucher, General Director DS Automobiles.