Spark Racing Technology have released images of their concept design for the Formula E chassis to be used from season five onward.
The current chassis supplier of the Formula E championship, Spark Racing Technology, have won the tender to supply chassis from season five.
The French manufacturers will continue to work with Dallara to supply the SRT-05 for the 2018/2019 season.
The focus continues to be on efficiency, with the series is hoping to move away from mid-race car swaps by season five. The battery capacity will be increased from 28 to 54 kw/h – the tender for which was won by McLaren Applied Technologies – and Spark are aiming to create a vehicle which represents a weight saving and improved aerodynamic efficiency.
The images show a sleeker, but more aggressive design philosophy; this includes bodywork wrapped around the much of the wheels to reduce ‘drag’ and an extended aeroscreen – similar to the ones developed by Red Bull Racing – which will aid safety and air flow. The rear wing has also been removed.
However, the concepts are expected to evolve between now and the start of season five.
Check out the various images of the concept design in the gallery below (images from Spark Racing Technology):