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Electric have a bad reputation as ugly, slow cars with range. Cars like the Model S have gone a way towards reversing public but what if there was a Formula 1 for cars? Come this there will be: it’s Formula E, and we’ve just the series’ very first car here at CES.

It’s the Spark-Renault SRT_01E, and it has been in conjunction with legendary companies like McLaren, and Dallara.

There’s nothing slow this electric car: it out at roughly 140mph and accelerates 0 — 62mph in just 3 But unlike its motorsport cousins by combustion engines, it sounds like a race car. F1 driver Lucas di Grassi the Spark-Renault around a small Las parking lot, and as he burned out and the accelerator the engine emitted a buzzing sound.

In truth, it like a souped-up RC car, and to the deafening notes produced by race cars, it’s underwhelming. Alejandro Agag, CEO of E Holdings, told The Verge they’re not considering adding sounds to the vehicles during — the only time cars make fake sounds is they’re driving down pit for safety reasons.

Despite the sound, this car is very real: di Grassi reporters that you can feel something completely different everything else, adding the torque. is much more so you have to be very very on applying throttle. Even racers won’t have to with gear shifts racing Formula E cars, di expects the extremely sensitive response will pose a But battery life will be the primary concern: the 440-pound used by Formula E cars last just about 20 and racers will have to pit and cars when power is

Like Formula 1, drivers be able to use a boost to assist passing, but there’s also a new fans who vote online races will be able to speed up cars as well.

The is the first and only Formula E car for but ten teams are onboard for the inaugural — 2015 season, and will have their own For the first season, each car be the same, but the series is designed as an competition, unlike Formula 1. means manufacturers will be free to push the boundaries new technologies. In the process they’ll invent tech that make it to future street-legal cars. We hope it works — knows we could use more batteries. In the meantime, the first E grand prix is set for this in Beijing.

We’ll be watching.

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is the first Formula E car in the world. For the 2014 — 2015 all ten teams’ cars will be on this model, which is the Spark-Renault SRT_01E.

It is an all-electric vehicle and its engine can 200kW of power — roughly to 270 horsepower.

Since it’s an car, there are no gears to through. The steering wheel is simplified from a Formula 1 One dial here controls the of brake regeneration.

Legendary teams like Renault, Williams, and Dallara helped the car.

Former Formula 1 Lucas di Grassi piloted the E car around a Vegas parking

He promptly treated the crowd to a and a few donuts.

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