The Morning After: Formula E unveils the world’s most efficient race car


Formula E formally unveiled its Gen3 car yesterday, forward of this weekend’s Monaco E-Prix. There are some huge energy and effectivity modifications coming when the new automobiles hit the observe subsequent season. Much of the concentrate on Gen3 has been the large upgrades to efficiency, however the car additionally sports activities a brand new general physique design.


Wheel covers are gone, making the new mannequin extra of a real open-wheel car, and there aren’t any wings over the rear wheels. Instead, the Gen3 has two jet-like fins on the again, with the new aerodynamic form impressed by fighter plane — an F-18 on wheels. Engadget’s Billy Steele went to have a look in particular person over in Monaco — life is tough for Mr. Steele. Check out his full report — with extra tales on the approach over the subsequent few days.

Apologies to any listeners of The Morning Edition, Engadget’s early morning information podcast. I lost my voice over the final week, making it, properly, inconceivable to speak right into a mic. I’ll make my triumphant return to podcasting subsequent week. I’ve many vocal workout routines deliberate for the weekend.

— Mat Smith

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