Sunday, July 17, 2016

Formula E cars are getting a futuristic front wing for season three

Formula E wrapped up its second season just a few weeks ago, but teams are already knee-deep in testing for season three, which starts this October in Hong Kong. Today they were at the Autodromo Riccardo Paletti in Italy, and the official Snapchat account of the all-electric racing series showed off some brief glimpses of a pretty big aesthetic change apparently coming to the cars next season: a totally futuristic-looking front wing.

In the first two seasons, Formula E cars had rather typical-looking front bodywork, with one wing close to the ground and aerodynamic fairings in front of each wheel. The new nose, which was seen today on one of the Renault team cars, is biplane style, meaning there’s a second wing on top. Judging from the...

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