Jaguar TCS Racing have recently revealed the Jaguar I-TYPE 6, designed and engineered to compete for the 2023 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, as the innovative all-electric motorsport category moves into a new Gen3 era. The new Jaguar I-TYPE 6 is the most advanced and efficient electric Jaguar race car ever, designed and engineered to compete for the 2023 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. Lighter, more powerful and faster, the Jaguar I-TYPE 6 will set new performance benchmarks for an all-electric race car with a top speed of 200mph.
The Jaguar I-TYPE 6 is the most advanced and efficient electric Jaguar race car ever. It is the first FIA Formula E race car to feature both front and rear powertrains, as 250kW regen is added to the front and 350kW regen added at the rear, doubling the regenerative capability over the Gen2 model and removing the need for conventional rear brakes.
Commencing in January 2023, the Gen3 era of Formula E will bring faster and more exciting wheel-to-wheel racing on street circuits across the globe. Pioneering new cutting-edge technologies, the third generation of Jaguar’s Formula E race car will set new performance benchmarks: 50kg lighter and 100kW more powerful than the cars that have preceded it, and now capable of reaching a maximum speed of 200mph.
Jaguar TCS Racing are entering the 2023 season having recently been awarded FIA Three-Star Environmental Accreditation
Jaguar TCS Racing head into the 2023 season with a new, distinctive identity. The compelling colour palette features carbon black, satin white and sophisticated gold accents, with the asymmetric design of the Jaguar I-TYPE 6 livery creating two unique cars for drivers Mitch Evans and Sam Bird. Uniquely in Formula E, the Jaguar driver line-up remains the same for the third consecutive season bringing valuable consistency.
The next generation of Formula E will continue to be a real-world test bed for Jaguar TCS Racing and Jaguar Land Rover, as the team develops and innovates new cutting-edge technology to compete for World Championship success, it will power important race-to-road learning for electric powertrain, sustainability and software technologies.
Innovation and technology transfer from the Jaguar I-TYPE 6 will directly enable the reimagination of Jaguar as an all-electric, modern luxury brand from 2025.Racing in a zero-emission motorsport category with the world’s most sustainable race car showcases Jaguar Land Rover’s own commitment to have zero tailpipe emissions and to achieve carbon net zero across its supply chain, products and operations by 2039 as part of its Reimagine strategy.
Jaguar TCS Racing are entering the 2023 season having recently been awarded FIA Three-Star Environmental Accreditation, the highest possible rating. It confirms that the team demonstrate best practice and commitment in environmental management, while continuously striving to improve existing processes.
Jaguar TCS Racing reveal I-Type 6 – The most advanced all-electric Jaguar race car ever
Ahead of the 2023 championship, Wolfspeed has been confirmed as Official Power Semiconductor Partner. The partnership builds on Wolfspeed’s existing relationship with the team since 2017, where its advanced Silicon Carbide technology has been used to accelerate on-track efficiency and performance. It comes as Jaguar Land Rover also recently announced a strategic partnership with Wolfspeed, securing supply of Silicon Carbide semiconductors for the next generation of electric vehicle inverters. Both partnerships will support the technology and knowledge transfer from race-to-road with a particular focus on efficiency.
After two successful years with the team, Micro Focus is renewing its partnership as Official Technical Partner. Its world-class software and services, such as IDOL and Vertica Analytics Platform, are embedded into the team’s operations, enabling them to collect and process vast amounts of data, creating more accurate predictions and time-critical decisions during races, which leads to more points, podiums and wins for the team.
Wolfspeed and Micro Focus join an existing portfolio of world-class partners made up of global IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), which continues its multi-year title sponsorship of the team. In addition, GKN Automotive, Dow, and Castrol, and suppliers Alpinestars and Uncommon are connected in the pursuit of performance and innovation for Jaguar TCS Racing.
This is the first season that Jaguar will supply its successful powertrain technology to fellow British-based team Envision Racing, meaning there will be four Jaguar powered Formula E cars on the grid.
Jaguar TCS Racing will race in Mexico City, on 14 January 2023 for the first of 17 races in 12 cities.
After Jaguar TCS Racing’s biggest points haul to date last season in Formula E, with Mitch Evans finishing runner-up in the Drivers’ World Championship, the British team are working hard to once again fight for the World Championship title in 2023.
Launch day is always a proud and exciting moment for Jaguar TCS Racing, and this year more than ever, as we head into the Gen3 era of Formula E.
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Jaguar returned to racing in October 2016, becoming the first luxury manufacturer to join the all-electric ABB FIA Formula E Championship street racing series. In season eight, Mitch Evans finished as runner-up in the drivers’ standings – his most successful result in Jaguar TCS Racing’s Formula E campaign. Formula E is a real-world test bed for Jaguar with its journey to becoming an all-electric luxury brand from 2025. Jaguar TCS Racing’s goal is to ‘Reimagine Racing’ and together the team will test, develop, learn and collaborate, sharing insights across Jaguar Land Rover which will benefit future road car development. Specifically, learnings and technology transfer from Formula E will help ‘Reimagine” the Jaguar brand coinciding with the company’s commitment to the Gen3 era of Formula E.
2023 is the first year for the teams to be racing with the Gen3 car, the world’s first net zero race car.