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Technical Specifications

Chassis

Monocoque

Carbon-fibre composite incorporating driver cockpit controls and fuel cell

Front suspension

Carbon-fibre wishbone and pushrod suspension elements operating inboard torsion bar and damper system

Rear suspension

Carbon-fibre wishbone and pullrod suspension elements operating inboard torsion bar and damper system

Electronics

McLaren Applied Technologies. Including chassis control, engine control, data acquisition, alternator, sensors, data analysis and telemetry

Bodywork

Carbon-fibre composite. including engine cover, sidepods, floor, nose, front wing and rear wing. Driver-operated drag reduction system

Lubricants & Fluids

  • Mobilith SHC™ 1500 Grease – Mobilith SHC™ 1500 Grease – high-temperature drive-shaft tripod lubrication

  • Mobilith SHC™ 220 Grease – Mobilith SHC™ 220 Grease – low rolling-resistance ceramic wheel bearing lubrication

  • Mobil SHC™ Hydraulic Oil – Mobil SHC™ Hydraulic Oil – high-pressure, high-temperature hydraulic fluid used for driver, transmission and power-unit control actuators

Tyres

Pirelli P Zero

Radio

Kenwood

Race wheels

Enkei

Brake calipers

Akebono calipers cylinders

Master cylinders

Akebono master cylinders

Batteries

Lithium-Ion battery, between 20 and 25 kg, maximum energy storage, 4 MJ per lap

Steering

McLaren Racing power-assisted

Instruments

McLaren Applied Technologies dashboard

Paint solutions

AkzoNobel Car Refinishes system using Sikkens products

Engine

Type

Mercedes-Benz PU106A Hybrid

Lubricant

Mobil 1™ Engine Oil – high-protection low-friction lubricant and coolant, for high durability and improved fuel economy

Capacity

1.6 litres

Cylinders

6

Maximum rpm

15,000 rpm

Bank angle

90 degree vee angle

Fuel injection

500bar direct injection, single injector per cylinder

Number of valves

24

Fuel

ExxonMobil High Performance Unleaded (5.75% bio fuel)

Max fuel flow rate

100kg/hour (above 10,500 rpm)

Weight

145 kg

Energy Recovery System

Architecture

Integrated Hybrid energy recovery via Motor Generator Units, crankshaft coupled electrical MGU-K, turbocharger coupled electrical MGU-H

MGU-K

Maximum speed, 50,000 rpm. Maximum power, 120 kW. Maximum energy recovery, 2 MJ per lap. Maximum energy deployment, 4 MJ per lap.

MGU-H

Maximum speed 125,000 rpm. Maximum power, unlimited. Maximum energy recovery, unlimited. Maximum energy deployment, unlimited

Energy store

Lithium-Ion battery, between 20 and 25 kg. Maximum energy storage, 4 MJ per lap

Transmission

Gearbox & Differential

  • Carbon-fibre composite case

  • Epicyclic differential with multi-plate limited-slip clutch

Gears

Eight forward and one reverse

Gear selection

McLaren Racing hand-operated seamless-shift

Clutch

Carbon/carbon, hand-operated

Lubricants

Mobil 1 SHC™ Gear Oil – Low traction-loss, high-efficiency gear and bearing lubricant and coolant

Last update 09th April 2014

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