Formula E partnered up with FE Team Techeetah’s Jean-Éric Vergne and an actual, live cheetah to help not only illustrate the zippiness of the cars, but to also bring awareness to the ever-rising problem of climate change and the species that are directly endangered by it. See the video below
The video illustrates not only the marvel of nature that a cheetah’s physique is, but the long strides that Formula E have come in the development of their cars. Now capable of hitting a top speed of 150mph, the racing in FE is being dialed up continually – a 270 BHP motor sees to any need for speed that the teams should encounter.
Here at Clickon we thought what better way than to compare these two beasts in the following infographics.
Formula E has gone to great lengths to ensure that it rides the wave of electric vehicle development to the top. If it might seem like Formula E is moving at a rapid pace, that’s because it is. With its fourth season underway, the sport has garnered more interest from the rest of the motorsports world than ever before. With the likes of Porsche and Mercedes announcing their participation, the city-central tracks are about to get a lot more competitive.
The interest doesn’t just come from nowhere, mind you. The continuous emissions scandals that have been brought to light over the last few years have not painted a pretty picture of the automotive industry. It’s staring us right in our faces: green and emission-free energy is the way forward. Without it, our fuzzy friends like the cheetah will go the way of the dinosaur.
Formula E has positioned itself to be much more than just a motorsport. With the increased global focus on climate change, it is poised to become a platform for inciting action rather than just discussion. As the motors rev and tires warm for the upcoming season, Formula E will no doubt raise the bar once more.