EV producer Fisker has dedicated to Extraordinary E, the corporation verified Monday, and is in “superior talks” to develop into a series associate and likely area a factory staff.
The Extraordinary E series is the brain baby of Formula E mastermind Alejandro Agag. It will feature function-developed 4x4s EVs racing in remote, spectator-absolutely free venues with coverage presented by drones. The series will stop by remote areas of Nepal and Saudi Arabia, amid other locales, and groups will be transported from one particular leg to the future through ship. Extraordinary E is refitting a 7,716-ton previous Royal Mail Ship, the RMS St. Helena, to provide as transportation and floating paddock. There will be five races in the 2021 year — if all goes to program.
The series’ remote nature will make it a lot less accessible to supporters, but the preference of these kinds of locales was meant to emphasize “[…] the affect of climate improve and human interference in some of the world’s most remote areas and encourages the adoption of electric powered autos to support protect the natural environment and shield the earth,” the series announcement claimed.
“Alejandro brought electric powered vehicle racing into the mainstream with Formula E and I absolutely assist his eyesight to reinvent off-street racing at the exact time as creating an training system for the threats posed by climate improve. Extraordinary E and Fisker Inc. are totally aligned in our mission and values,” claimed CEO Henrik Fisker.
Extraordinary E will use a spec chassis. Dubbed the Odyssey 21, it will be developed by French corporation Spark and driven by batteries built by the Williams Formula A single staff. Spark suggests the Odyssey 21 can do -62 mph in four.five seconds and with a array of 200km in non-racing conditions. The prime speed is all around 200 kph (or around one hundred twenty mph).
Though the chassis and battery pack will be presented, producer groups will be tasked with creating their individual electric powered motor and inverter. They will also have leeway in designing particular human body panels, letting them to make the Odyssey 21 look more like their individual generation types.