Check Out This All-EV Offroad Race
March 30, 2021—With race locales chosen to highlight environmental issues and a fleet of all-wheel-drive, battery-powered rigs, the Extreme E race is scheduled to start this week.
Extreme E is the off-road cousin of the Formula E track race, reports Car and Driver. The vehicles rate at 536 hp from a 54kWh battery pack, and teams are allowed one recharge per day.
The races are lap-style competitions with five-mile loops. Race locations include Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Greenland, Brazil, and Argentina.