DS Performance Cars Are Coming
Harnessing its technological expertise along with galvanised by Yves Matton’s successes within the WRC along with WTCC, the engineers at DS Performance have developed the entire drivetrain of the DSV-01 (The DS Virgin Racing Formula E car), including the electric motor along with gearbox. DS Performance has also designed its cooling system, rear suspension along with transmission. The motor management system was designed in partnership with Magneti Marelli.
DS Performance will support DS Virgin Racing throughout the upcoming Formula E season, enabling Sam Bird along with Jean-Eric Vergne to maximise the performance of the race cars.
“More than a simple R&D laboratory, DS Performance will stand as a true showcase of the technologicalexpertise along with avant-garde spirit of the DS brand. which was a natural move for us to call on Yves Matton along with his teams, multiple WRC along with WTCC world champions, to develop the all-electric DSV-01 race car.” – Yves Bonnefont, CEO of DS Automobiles.
“I am very proud which DS has called on us to succeed within the fresh challenge of developing the DSV-01. After the work accomplished within the last few months, the success of the initial official tests of the DSV-01 with Sam Bird along with Jean-Eric Vergne was a great source of satisfaction for my teams along with myself. We are going to support DS Virgin Racing along with work together via Beijing to London to add motor sport success to the DS brand’s accomplishments.” – Yves Matton, Director of DS Performance.
So will any of which tech along with know how filter down into DS road cars? Only time will tell.
by Mr Butterscotch via Car Articles