How do electric and gas F1 cars compare?

I’m new to competitive motorsport, and I find it very interesting, especially since I plan to buy an electric vehicle. How do electric Formula E and gas-powered F1 cars compare?

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Answer provided by
Chanice Boyd
Answered on Apr 14, 2022
Welcome to the wild world of top-performing cars. Gas-powered F1 cars still outperform electric Formula E when compared.
To the average person, the difference between F1 and Formula E might be hard to spot, but they are very different. Internal combustion engines power F1 cars. All the vehicles feature the same power units, brakes, gearboxes, and tires. Formula E is new to the world of motorsports and features single-seater all-electric cars powered by batteries.
Here are some notable differences between the two: Formula E
  • It uses a fully electric powertrain and a 250kW battery
  • Reaches maximum speeds of 280km/hr
  • Can accelerate from 0-100km/h in 2.8 seconds
F1
  • Gas-powered
  • Top speeds of up to 397km/h
  • Can accelerate from 0-100km/h in 2.6 seconds
Electric cars have made quite the leap in performance, both in Formula E and on the market. So you won’t be short of excellent options as you shop for your new EV.
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