Complete technical lowdown on the McLaren MP4-26, which was officially launched today at Berlin's Potsdamer Platz, the famous public space that sits on the fringe of the old Berlin Wall.
McLaren MP4-26 chassis
McLaren-moulded carbonfibre composite incorporating front and side impact structures.
Inboard torsion bar/damper system operated by pushrod and bell crank with a double wishbone arrangement.
Inboard torsion bar/damper system operated by pullrod and bell crank with a double wishbone arrangement.
McLaren Electronic Systems. Including chassis control, engine control, data acquisition, dashboard, alternator, sensors, data analysis and telemetry.
Carbon-fibre composite. Separate engine cover, sidepods and floor. Structural nose with intergral front wing Driver-operated drag reduction system [active rear wing].
Pirelli P Zero.
GS Yuasa Corporation.
McLaren Electronic Systems.
AkzoNobel Car Refinishes using Sikkens Products.
Mercedes-Benz FO 108Y.
Piston bore maximum:
Number of valves:
ExxonMobil High Performance Unleaded (5.75% bio fuel).
NGK racing spark plugs specially designed for Mercedes-Benz F1 engine.
Mobil 1 – combining greater performance, protection and cooling with increased economy and lower emissions.
95kg (minimum FIA regulation weight).
Engine-mounted electrical motor/generator.
Integrated energy storage cells and power electronics.
McLaren-moulded carbon-fibre composite. Integral rear impact structure.
Seven forward and one reverse.
McLaren seamless shift, hand-operated.
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