Porsche Toycan is a new Safety Car of Formula E

Porsche Toycan is a new Safety Car of Formula E-toycan

The first fully electric sports car from Porsche, the Tacy, is this season the new Safety Car of the Electrore Series Formula E. He celebrates its premiere on the racetrack at the start of the season on the 28th./ 29. January in Saudi Arab Diriyah. But the Porsche Toycan Turbo S should be more than just the security vehicle of the ABB F Formula E World Cup. His eye-catching paint, in which the colors of all eleven teams as well as FIA and Formula E, symbolize the commitment of all stakeholders for the formula E and the common way into the fully electric future of motorsport, so Porsche in a current message. At the same time, it visualize social values such as diversity and community. The number 22, in turn, worthy the performance of the 22 drivers, which are at the start this season.

“We are proud that the formula E is entrusted to a Porsche this, for the safety of his pilots important task,” says Thomas Laudenbach, Head of Porsche Motorsport. “With the TaryCan Turbo S as an official Safety Car, we contribute to route safety and thus underscore the meaning of formula E for Porsche Motorsport. The striking design stands for our commitment to the successful future of this innovative racing series. Even if we are competitors on the route – we carry this message together in the world. In addition, we hope to address younger target groups in this way, which have not yet been a motor sport fans yet.”

“The Formula E is pleased that the Porsche Tycan Turbo S is from the season 8 to the Safety Car of the ABB Formula E World Cup,” says Jamie Reverle, CEO of Formula E. “As a top model of high-performance electric vehicles, he will gline on the formula E-city classes around the world. With the construction of the Safety Cars Porsche sets new standards for functioning route safety. The Porsche Toycan Turbo S will be a symbol of the confession of Formula E to an electrified future and for the cohesion of all involved in the ABB F Formel E World Cup.”

With its drivability and security as well as its performance of up to 560 kW (761 hp), Tacal Turbo S has the best conditions for use as Safety Car in Formula E. The only full-electric world championship in motorsport carries its races in metropolises such as London, Berlin, Mexico City, New York, Monaco and Seoul. The top model of the Tacal series accelerates with Launch Control in 2.8 seconds of 0 – 100 km / h and reaches a maximum speed of 260 km / h.

In the conversion of the Porsche Toycan Turbo S to Safety Car, roll bars as well as racing cup seats with six-point straps were mounted, as well as cable trees for safety car lighting and the Marelli Logger system attached. In the bumpers have been integrated flashlights. The new workplace of Bruno Correia (Portugal), the long-standing Safety Car driver of FIA Formula E, was also equipped with a fire extinguisher and a high-tech communication system. As a result, the security vehicle will meet all requirements for use in a competitive race series such as the ABB F Formula E World Cup.

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