Critics may bemoan what they see as the irrelevance of Formula One racing to the cars we drive, but operations like Williams Advanced Engineering are here to show us otherwise. The applied technologies division of the famous F1 team exists to transfer what they've gleaned on the racing circuit to more practical (and lucrative) applications. That's the operation which Xcar has profiled in its latest episode.

Williams Advanced Engineering helped Jaguar develop the C-X75 prototype (that sadly never made production), partnered with Nismo to conquer the Nürburgring with a modified Nissan GT-R, and developed the electrical systems in the Spark-Renault SRT_01E electric racing car for Formula E. It's an impressive operation with a brand-spanking-new facility, and one which we're glad to peer inside in the video above.


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