The complete technical specifications for the McLaren MP4-28, which was officially launched on Thursday, January 31 2013 at McLaren Technology Centre in Woking by drivers Jenson Button and Sergio Perez.

McLaren MP4-28 chassis

Monocoque: McLaren-moulded carbonfibre composite incorporating front and side impact structures, and survival cell.Front suspension: Inboard torsion bar/damper system operated by pullrod and bell crank with a double wishbone arrangement.Rear suspension: Inboard torsion bar/damper system operated by pullrod and bell crank with a double wishbone arrangement.Electronics: McLaren Electronic Systems. Including chassis control, engine control, data acquisition, dashboard, 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: Mobilith SHC 1500 Grease - lubricates the four tripod joints on the drive-shafts resisting the high temperatures generated by the exhaust and braking systems; Mobilith SHC 220 Grease - minimises rolling resistance in the car's ceramic wheel bearings to help maximise speed; Mobil SHC Hydraulic Oil - running at over 200 bar and 100C this fluid is an essential part of the hydraulic system which controls gear shift, the throttles and operation of DRS and steering systems.Tyres: Pirelli P Zero.Radio: Kenwood.Race wheels: Enkei.Brake callipers: Akebono. Master cylinders: Akebono. Batteries: GS Yuasa Corporation. Steering: McLaren power-assisted.Instruments: McLaren Electronic Systems.Paint solutions: AkzoNobel Car Refinishes using Sikkens Products.


Type: Mercedes-Benz FO 108Y.Capacity: 2.4 litres.Cylinders: 8.Maximum rpm: 18,000.Bank angle: 90?.Piston bore maximum: 98mm.Number of valves: 32.Fuel: ExxonMobil High Performance Unleaded (5.75% bio fuel).Spark plugs: NGK Formula 1 specification racing spark plugsLubricants: Mobil 1(TM) Engine Oil - for long engine life, protection and cooling combined with improved fuel economy.Weight: 95kg (minimum FIA regulation weight).

KERS [hybrid]

Type: Mercedes-Benz.e-Motor: Engine-mounted electrical motor/generator.ESS: Integrated energy storage cells and power electronics.Power: 60 kW.


Gearbox: McLaren-moulded carbon-fibre composite. Integral rear impact structure.Gears: Seven forward and one reverse.Gear selection: McLaren seamless shift, hand-operated.Clutch: Carbon/carbon, hand-operated.Lubricants: Mobil 1 SHC Gear Oil - provides reduced fluid traction losses improving gearbox efficiency and delivering more power to the rear wheels.


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