Two electric newcomers electrify Munich

Munich, 8 June 2017

Recently, the Munich Jaguar Land Rover brand boutique at the Odeonsplatz is turned into a pit lane. On the occasion of the upcoming German formula E race (10 and 11 July 2017), the British premium presented its electric car I-type 1 for the first time in Germany. German premiere was also the future electric production car by Jaguar, the I space concept.

Pilots, team manager and engineers report

In October 2016, Jaguar with two fully electric-powered racers had celebrated his comeback in the international motor sports. Location: the young racing series formula E. At the Munich event Jaguar informed now the media and other invited guests, as it stands the season halfway point to the success of the team: in the championship standings the newcomers are currently ranked eight. At an informal stage talk, moderated by formula 1 expert Christian Danner, the two formula-S pilots, the team boss, designers and engineers answer stood. More star guests (in addition to the formula E Renner and the SUV-study) were the actor J├╝rgen Vogel, Michael Ulmann and Stephan Luca.

Electric racing in Tempelhof

On the 10th and the master pilot Adam Carroll (Ireland) and Mitch Evans (New Zealand) will go again with her I-type 1 point hunting 11 June 2017. Venue of the single German "ePrix" is the earlier in Berlin-Tempelhof airport. Driver Adam Carroll made it clear how difficult is driving in the formula E: "everything in one day expires, by the practice of the qualifying until the race. Because it is not only early, but also share his powers." His colleague Mitch Adams added: "I couldn't believe at first, is how technically demanding, the use of energy must be optimized eventually."

Of the races in the series

Team boss James Barclay described the goals of Jaguar in formula E: "Jaguar is driven always race to develop new technologies. And the formula E is a global platform that shows how cool electric cars can be." On the question whether race findings incorporated into the series cars Barclay replied: "Chassis and battery are standard, in the formula of E but the rest must be optimized, because we can learn a lot for the series."

Jaguar I pace as another star guest

The race weekend I pace in Tempelhof will be seen. The audience in the brand boutique could examine the SUV study from close range. To come end 2018 as the first purely electrically powered model by Jaguar on the market. Jaguar engineering Chief Wolfgang Ziebart to the upcoming E-car of brand: "the electric drive is for a sports car more suitable than an internal combustion engine. The car of faster pace and can even recover energy. "With two motors one front, one rear can we also affect the driving behaviour very well." Then we can look forward so absolute sports car performance. The production vehicle built for Jaguar by Magna in Austria will cost by the way just under 80,000 euros, when it comes to the market, and might make difficult the Tesla model S life. (ph)