The Greentech Festival at Kraftwerk Berlin started from 16th to 18th September this year. The renowned festival focuses on future technologies and sustainability. Visitors from different parts of the world get the opportunity to take a closer look at the BMW car. The same BMW car with which the i Andretti Motorsport of BMW won three races in the last Formula E Season. Not just this, they also get to see the Racing eDrive02 that the company boasts to be a highly-efficient BMW i drivetrain.
According to BMW Group, the BMW i Motorsport has an exhibition area of its own. There the brand exhibits the BMW iFE.20 and a BMW i drivetrain. It says the BMW i FE.20 within the group serves as a tech lab for the future generations electric vehicles. BMW says that the technology transfer between motor racing and production development acts as a central pillar of its i Motorsport’s involvement in Formula E.
Racing Simulators at The Exhibition
Apart from this, there are Fanatec racing simulators at the exhibition site for the visitors to the Greentech Festival. Here, visitors can have a realistic experience of being seated at the steering wheel of actual BMW iFe.20 race car. The visitors get the realistic experience of sitting on the driving seat. Also, the virtual Formula E racetrack simulation looks very real. According to BMW, the real-looking virtual race track was used by the Formula E drivers during this COVID pandemic for ‘ABB Formula E Race at Home Challenge.’
The car manufacturer boasts its simulation technology to be the most realistic and future-oriented technology. It says that the BMW Motorsport SIM Racing is a central pillar of its motorsport program along with the ‘real’ racing series.
BMW i3 Urban Suite is another highlight of the exhibition area in Berlin. BMW group wants to present a mobility experience that suits the individual needs of its passengers using this car. The company has redesigned a production BMW i3 to make this available for its passengers.