Jaguar TCS Racing unveiled its all-electric race car Jaguar I-Type 6 that has been designed and engineered to compete for the 2023 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. With this the innovative all-electric motorsport category moves into a new Gen3 era.
The Jaguar I-Type 6 is the most advanced and efficient electric Jaguar race car ever. It is the first FIA Formula E race car to feature both front and rear powertrains, as 250 kW regen is added to the front and 350 kW regen added at the rear, doubling the regenerative capability over the Gen2 model and removing the need for conventional rear brakes.
Commencing in January 2023, the Gen3 era of Formula E will bring faster and more exciting wheel-to-wheel racing on street circuits across the globe. Pioneering new cutting-edge technologies, the third generation of Jaguar’s Formula E race car will set new performance benchmarks: 74 kg lighter and 100 kW more powerful than the cars that have preceded it, and now capable of reaching a maximum speed of 321 km/h.
Mr James Barclay, Jaguar TCS Racing Team Principal, said, “Season 9 is set to be the most competitive and thrilling season to date, with an all-new all-electric race car, the Jaguar I-Type 6, iconic cities added to the calendar and our new team design has transformed the car into a work of art, in harmony with our modern luxury vision for Jaguar.”
Innovation and technology transfer from the Jaguar I-Type 6 will directly enable the reimagination of Jaguar as an all-electric, modern luxury brand from 2025. Racing in a zero-emission motorsport category with the world’s most sustainable race car showcases Jaguar Land Rover’s own commitment to have zero tailpipe emissions and to achieve carbon net zero across its supply chain, products and operations by 2039 as part of its Reimagine strategy.
Jaguar TCS Racing are entering the 2023 season having recently been awarded FIA Three-Star Environmental Accreditation, the highest possible rating. It confirms that the team demonstrate best practice and commitment in environmental management, while continuously striving to improve existing processes. The team will race in Mexico City, on 14 January 2023 for the first of 17 races in 12 cities.