BMW Sauber C29 technical specificiations

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BMW Sauber have today presented their new C29 contender for 2010. The car is the first design of the Sauber team after BMW decided to leave Formula One. Here are the technical specifications of the new car:

Chassis: Carbon-fibre monocoque

Suspension: Upper and lower wishbones (front and rear), inboard springs and dampers, actuated by pushrods (Sachs Race Engineering)

Brakes: Six-piston brake callipers (Brembo), carbon pads and discs (Brembo, Carbon Industries)

Transmission: Ferrari 7-speed quick shift gearbox, carbon, longitudinally mounted, carbon-fibre clutch

Chassis electronics: MES

Steering wheel: BMW Sauber F1 Team

Tyres: Bridgestone Potenza

Wheels: OZ


Length: 4,940 mm

Width: 1,800 mm

Height: 1,000 mm

Track width, front: 1,495 mm

Track width, rear: 1,410 mm

Weight: 620 kg (incl. driver, tank empty)

Ferrari 056 engine

Type: Naturally aspirated V8, cylinder angle 90 degrees

Cylinder block: Sand cast aluminium

Valves / valve train: 32 / pneumatic

Displacement: 2,398 cc

Bore: 98 mm

Weight: > 95 kg

Electronic injection and ignition