Within coming days, we are going to enjoy the latest season of Formula E. It will kick-off from Hong Kong and the latest team to reveal its new car for the event is DS Virgin. This car will be competing in this year’s event. The name of the car is DSV-03 and it also has same specifications like the other cars that will be competing in it. However, it has been tuned by PSA DS Performance division for optimal performance. The chassis of DS Virgin DSV-03 is 16 foot long whereas it weighs around 1,940 pounds (when driver is sitting in it).
Single electric motor will be powering DS Virgin DSV-03 that sends 286 horsepower to rear wheels. The engine is mated with three-speed gearbox which enables to run from 0 to 62mph under four seconds. For the 2017/2018 Championship, the automaker has taken the help of British drivers and they will pair Sam Bird and Alex Lynn. Sam Bird has been with the team from the start and Lynn is former GP3 Champion. He has been in in race for two races in last year. He impressed everyone with his terrific debut by gaining pole position at his debut.
The team managed to win races for three seasons and it started from in 2014 at Putrajaya. However, the team have been in third place at best. We will have to wait to see DS Virgin fares this year. The season will kick off from 2nd December. Double-header will be held in Marrakesh, Santiago, Mexico, Sao Paulo, Rome, Paris, Berlin and Zurich. It will conclude in July with double-headers in New York and Montreal.