Fisker has introduced it’s in superior talks with the Excessive E off-road racing sequence and will subject a works workforce within the inaugural 2021 season.
Extreme E was based by Alejandro Agag, the identical man who was behind the formation of Formulation E, and is scheduled to kick off in Senegal in January 2021.
In a press release, Agag stated: “Creating the world’s most sustainable racing sequence is the proper launch platform for [Fisker’s] new Ocean SUV in addition to offering a difficult testing atmosphere for product sturdiness.”
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Henrik Fisker added to this by suggesting his electrical automotive model might be a sequence sponsor.
“Alejandro introduced electrical car racing into the mainstream with Formulation E and I totally assist his imaginative and prescient to reinvent off-road racing similtaneously creating an schooling platform for the threats posed by local weather change. Excessive E and Fisker Inc. are fully aligned in our mission and values,” Fisker stated.
If Fisker does determined to enter Excessive E, it received’t accomplish that with the Ocean SUV. As an alternative, all automobiles competing shall be based mostly across the Odyssey 21, an excessive off-roader developed by French firm Spark and utilizing batteries designed by the Williams Formulation 1 workforce. Nonetheless, groups competing in Excessive E might want to develop their very own electrical motor and inverter and also will be capable of design sure physique panels so the racer can considerably resemble their highway automotive.