Mahindra Racing, the first Indian team to participate in the FIA Formula E Championship demonstrated the incredible power and performance of its new M2Electro Formula E electric racing car at the Buddh International Circuit. This Electro Formula E machine incorporates Mahindra’s growing technical proficiency and focus towards racing, which is helping to build recognition and admiration for the Mahindra brand globally.
The M2Electro was developed by Mahindra Racing to compete in the second season of the Formula E championship, making Mahindra, one of the those few manufacturers that developed an all new electric powertrain for the racing series. The M2Electro is designed with a priority on increased performance, energy efficiency and weight saving, which enables it to bolt intensely fast from 0-100 km in under 3 seconds.
Being developed according to Mahindra specification with world leading manufacturers including McLaren and Hewland, the M2Electro showcases the technology that you will soon find in your next electric road car. And, the brand is taking these learnings and technical progress so as to transfer these tech in to future electric road cars. The M2Electro excelled with incredible performance and without any mechanical failures over the narrow, bumpy street tracks.
Mahindra’s is taking these learnings and technical progress made on the race-track are transferred into the development of a new generation of electric road cars. These road also demonstrates Mahindra’s vision of the ‘Future of Mobility’ with vehicles that are Clean, Clever, Convenient, Cost Effective and Connected. Early tests reveal that the M2Electro has proven a fast and reliable racing car, completing all allocated pre-season test days, successfully covering over 2,000km on track before official pre-season testing even began.
Just to add to your knowledge, the M2Electro has impressed in its first races by scoring the team’s maiden podium on its first outing in Beijing in a highly competitive field and was piloted by former Formula 1 stars Bruno Senna and Nick Heidfeld.