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Force India VJM06 – technical specifications

The technical details for the new Force India VJM06, which will be piloted in F1 2013 by Paul di Resta and a second driver that has still to be confirmed

The complete technical lowdown on the new Force India VJM06, which was officially unveiled today at Silverstone by Paul di Resta and deputy team principal, Bob Fernley


Force India VJM06

Chassis Carbon fibre composite monocoque with Zylon legality side anti-intrusion panels.

Front suspension Aluminium uprights with carbon fibre composite wishbones, trackrod and pushrod. Inboard chassis mounted torsion springs, dampers and anti-roll bar assembly.

Rear suspension Aluminium uprights with carbon fibre composite wishbones, trackrod and pullrod. Inboard gearbox mounted torsion springs, dampers and anti-roll bar assembly.

Overall width 1800mm

Overall height 950mm

Overall length 5100mm

Overall weight 642kg (with driver, by regulations)

Wheels BBS forged wheels to Sahara Force India specification

Engine supplier Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains V8 2.4litre

KERS Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains

Transmission McLaren Racing 7-speed, semi-automatic, 'e-shift'

Lubricants Mobil 1 products

Spark plugs NGK

Clutch AP Racing carbon clutch

Tyres Pirelli

Brake system AP Racing

Brake material Brembo

Dampers Penske




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Sahara Force India F1 VJM06 [Pic credit: Sahara Force India F1]

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