Los Angeles Announced That Formula E Will Be Racing on City Streets (Video)

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa of Los Angeles just announced that there will be a Formula E—an open wheel racing series similar to F1, but with electric motors—race in downtown LA in 2014. This announcement was followed by a demonstration of a prototype car with a McLaren powertrain on Hope Street. 

While it all looks very cool, that sounds is terrible. This car sounds like a cordless impact driver is molesting a stand mixer.

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[via LA Times via Jalopnik

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