Specifically, this means: The prototype that the DTM is currently developing with the support of the automotive suppliers Schaeffler and Mahle should be around 1000 hp and at least 300 km / h fast. For comparison: Formula E currently has 340 hp and brings it to a top speed of around 230 km / h on the narrow street circuits.
Berger not only wants to pick up the fans, but also the drivers. Ex-Formula 1 driver Timo Glock to ABMS: “I have to admit: I find it difficult in races without sound. If that is not the case, the cars must at least be really fast. ”But: In Formula E, they are not.
With this, the Austrian names one of the major disadvantages of Formula E: Formula racing cars have nothing in common with production cars. A real trump card of DTM Electric in the fight against Formula E.