Meet Odyssey 21, Extreme E’s all electric SUV, revealed for the first time at the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed earlier this year, and set to race for the first time in 2021. In order to withstand the harsh conditions, the Extreme E car’s peak 400kw (550hp) output is capable of firing the 1650-kilogram, 2.3-metre wide car from 0-62mph in 4.5 seconds, at gradients of up to 130 percent.
Each vehicle comprises a common package of standardised parts, manufactured by Spark Racing Technology with a battery produced by Williams Advanced Engineering. This encompasses a niobium-reinforced steel alloy tubular frame, as well as crash structure and roll cage, whilst tyres, for both extreme winter and summer requirements, will be supplied by founding partner Continental Tyres.
For Season 1, teams have the choice to use our bodywork, use their own, or work with an OEM so they can put road-going bodywork on the common chassis, in order to utilise the platform to speak directly to the consumer market.