Head to head: Formula 1 vs Formula E

Zoom, zoom… in a race to the finish line who would win? 

27th October 2016
Head to head: Formula 1 vs Formula E (iStock)
FORMULA 1 V FORMULA E
702kg WEIGHT (INC DRIVER) 898kg
710kW MAX POWER 200kW
2.1 secs 0-100KM/H 3 secs
378km/h MAX SPEED 225km/h
134dB NOISE LEVELS 80dB

Like Formula 1, Formula E is a racing championship with single-seater, open cockpit cars, but the vehicles are entirely battery-powered. With a top speed of 225km/h and a power-to-weight ratio 35 per cent higher than a Tesla Roadster, they are no slouch. But F1 cars still win – their 1.6-litre petrol/electric hybrid engine has more than three times the power.

 


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