Audi e-tron FE04 in the spotlight

4/5/18 / Technology / Formula E

Audi e-tron FE04 in the spotlight

It’s half-time for Formula E: After the South American leg, the entourage is now on its way to Europe. During the break, we decided to investigate the revised Audi e-tron FE04 in more detail. Among other things, the current version of the car - developed jointly by Schaeffler and Audi - has a new and innovative powertrain. You can find all the technical highlights summarized below.

Dimensions

Length: 5,000 mm
Width: 1,790 mm
Height: 1,070 mm
Weight: 880 kg minimum (including driver)

Power output

Practice and qualifying: 200 kW (272 hp)
Race: 180 kW (245 hp) plus FanBoost

Independent front and rear with steel wishbones, pushrod system, torsion bars front, spring suspension rear, two dampers each front and rear

Front and rear wings adjustable

New motor-generator unit (MGU) developed by Schaeffler and Audi, high-efficiency 1-speed racing transmission

Individually programmable specification steering wheel with paddles for shifting and recuperation, controls for various motor settings and a display with all key data

18-inch wheels with Michelin all-weather specification tires (with profile as for production cars)

Spark specification chassis featuring a carbon fiber construction with aluminium honeycomb, manufactured by Dallara

Hydraulic dual-circuit braking system, adjustable brake force distribution, KERS system on the rear axle

Battery capacity 34 kWh, of which 28 kWh is usable. Charging time: approx. 45 minutes. Made by Williams Advanced Engineering