Too quiet to be a race car

Do we really go to the races for the visceral shiver a race car’s engine can give you, the aching memory frisson that the stink of castrol can trigger?
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Formula One dominator Sebastian Vettel gave short shrift Saturday to the new, electric Formula E series, saying it would be far too quiet and was “not the future”.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2013-10-vettel-formula-future.html#jCp

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Formula E, Now that’s a Commuter car!

20131025-084536.jpgFormula E car specifications
top speed: 220km/h A
Acceleration: 0 to 100 in three seconds
Power: 180KW
Weight: 780kg
Gearbox: Two gears
Batteries: Lithium ion
Voltage: 800V
Range: 25 minutes
Charging time: 90 minutes
Read more: The Engineer Formula E Chassis
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beautiful engineering…can be a bit…blocky
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