An all-red livery and a new pair of drivers to lead the single-seaters. Mahindra presented at the new English headquarters of its partner ZF, near Birmingham, the renewed M7Electro single-seater characterized by a brand new completely red livery and its new pair of drivers. In fact, Alexander Sims is joined by Oliver Rowland, confirming a totally British formation for next season.
How the team changes
For Oliver Rowland this is a comeback, as he had already played a race with Mahindra in 2015, making his debut in Formula E in Punta de l’Este (Uruguay) to replace the injured Nick Heidfeld, finishing in 13th place. For the past three seasons Rowland has competed in the electric single-seater championship for another brand, achieving a victory in Berlin in 2020 and several podium finishes as his best result. Rowland boasts a palmares full of successes in all categories with Formula cars, in which he participated.
Upon completion of the ranks, Jordan King remains Development Driver for the second consecutive year, while Nick Heidfeld leaves his role as tester and reserve driver, but remains tied to Mahindra as a consultant.
The novelties of the single-seaters
There are several innovations regarding the M7Electro single-seater: the new and bright red dress accompanied by the new corporate identity of Mahindra & Mahindra, which combines a redefined lettering with the new stylized Born EV logo, to underline its commitment in the electrification process of the world. automotive.
Mahindra’s design division, Mahindra Advanced Design Europe (MADE) was instrumental in the creation of the logo and above all the Born EV platform, intended to be the basis of the next electric Mahindra models that will be presented on the Indian market starting from 2025. Mahindra Racing , which competes in the world’s top electric car class, is helping to accelerate Mahindra EV’s global vision by transferring its technological know-how from racing to road vehicles, as defined in Mahindra’s strategic “Race to Road” program.