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?

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”.

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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
beautiful engineering…can be a bit…blocky