Jaguar confirm commitment to Formula E GEN4 era

Jaguar have been part of Formula E since 2016 and will remain committed to the all-electric series until Season 16 in 2030


On the eve of the 2024 Monaco E-Prix, Jaguar have declared its commitment to the Formula E World Championship for the GEN4 era and through to at least the end of the 2030 season, ensuring Jaguar‘s participation up to Season 16, reinforcing the brand’s strategic shift towards complete electrification by 2025.

The forthcoming GEN4 era, starting in 2026, represents the pinnacle of technological advancement in Formula E, promising to deliver the fastest and most advanced racing cars in the championship’s history. With regeneration capacities peaking at 700kW and power outputs potentially surging to 600kW, GEN4 is set to revolutionise the landscape of electric motorsport.

Jaguar has been a formidable presence in Formula E since its entry in Season 3 (2016/17). Over eight seasons, the team has celebrated 13 victories, secured 37 podium finishes, and claimed eight pole positions from more than 100 race starts. 

Jaguar Reaffirms Formula E Commitment 

James Barclay, Managing Director of JLR Motorsport and Team Principal of Jaguar TCS Racing, expressed enthusiasm about the renewed commitment to Formula E.

“This is great news for Jaguar TCS Racing and for Jaguar,” Barclay said in a statement. “As a team, we recently celebrated our 100th race in Formula E and, with Jaguar being reimagined as a pure-electric brand from 2025, the timing couldn’t be better. 

“Our commitment to the next, GEN4 era of Formula E is a clear demonstration of the JLR Board’s confidence in the value of competition at the highest level, our race to innovate ethos and, importantly, how this aligns perfectly with our wider Reimagine business strategy.”

Jeff Dodds, CEO of Formula E, also commented on the partnership and reaffirmed his hope of GEN4 in Formula E becoming a defining point for the championship and motorsport at a whole. 

“We are thrilled that Jaguar TCS Racing is committing to the GEN4 era of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship,” Dodds said. “Jaguar’s dedication to innovation and sustainability perfectly aligns with our mission to redefine the future of racing. 

“As we look forward to the exciting advancements that the GEN4 era promises, Jaguar’s continued partnership underscores the significant impact that Formula E has had on the development of electric vehicle technology.”

Alejandro Agag, Mohammed Ben Sulayem, James Barclay, and Jeff Dodds | Jaguar TCS Racing
Alejandro Agag, Mohammed Ben Sulayem, James Barclay, and Jeff Dodds | Jaguar TCS Racing

The Road to Sustainable Racing

The announcement was made alongside the unveiling of the GEN3 Evo model, which is set to compete in Seasons 11 and 12. This step marks another milestone in the evolution of Formula E, paving the way for the GEN4 technology. 

As the motorsport community gears up for the 2024 Monaco E-Prix, all eyes will be on Jaguar as they continue to push the boundaries of electric racing, driving innovation on the track that translates into real-world benefits for future electric vehicles.

This strategic move not only reinforces Jaguar’s legacy in electric motorsport but also sets the stage for a transformative era in automotive technology, making a compelling case for the fusion of high-stakes competition with sustainable practices.

John Smith
John Smith
Editor at and all round Motorsport journalist specialising in Formula 1, IndyCar and Formula E.
- Advertisment -


Conor Daly during Indy 500 Qualifying | Penske Entertainment: Karl Zemlin

Team Penske dominate Indy 500 Qualifying with VeeKay serving up a dramatic finish

Team Penske continued its march toward the IndyCar 2024 Indy 500 on Saturday during the first day of Qualifying,...
Nico Hulkenberg at the 2024 Emilia Romagna GP | Haas F1 Team / LAT Images

Hulkenberg admits helping Max Verstappen secure Imola pole position

Nico Hulkenberg has confessed to intentionally providing Max Verstappen with a slipstream during the final laps of Qualifying, assisting...
Sergio Perez during qualifying for the 2024 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix | Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool

Sergio Perez dispels Red Bull myth despite Imola struggles compared to Max Verstappen

Sergio Perez rebuffed suggestions that his Q2 exit at Imola while Max Verstappen took 2024 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix...
Oscar Piastri during practice for the 2024 Emilia Romagna GP | McLaren

McLaren star Oscar Piastri hit with grid penalty for Emilia Romagna GP

McLaren driver Oscar Piastri has been handed a three-place grid drop by the FIA stewards for the Formula 1...
Carlos Sainz during practice for 2024 Emilia Romagna GP at Imola | Scuderia Ferrari Press Office

“…So I gave him the finger” – Verstappen, Norris and Piastri recount bizarre shared...

Max Verstappen revealed he'd flipped off an Imola fan in qualifying for the 2024 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix with...

George Russell blames ‘sandwich’ for costing Mercedes in Emilia Romagna GP qualifying

George Russell joked that having a large lunch at Imola cost him a chance to move further up the...
Lando Norris speaks to Max Verstappen ahead of the 2023 Abu Dhabi GP | Clive Rose / Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool

Lando Norris hits out at ‘stupid’ Max Verstappen critics after Imola pole

Lando Norris has called out Max Verstappen's critics for being "a bit stupid" after the Red Bull driver continued...
Max Verstappen after securing pole position for the 2024 Emilia Romagna GP at Imola | Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool

How Verstappen and Red Bull reversed uncompetitive Imola form to take surprise pole

Max Verstappen revealed he would've been happy with fifth place in qualifying for the 2024 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix...
Carlos Sainz during practice for 2024 Emilia Romagna GP at Imola | Scuderia Ferrari Press Office

F1 Emilia Romagna GP 2024 Qualifying: Highlights and reaction

Welcome to this F1 blog for Qualifying at the 2024 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, coming to you from the paddock at...
Max Verstappen during final practice ahead of the 2024 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix | Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool

Verstappen defies Imola woes and McLaren to secure stunning Emilia Romagna GP pole

Max Verstappen defied Red Bull's struggles throughout their 2024 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix to take a scintillating Imola pole...
- Advertisment -