RB4 technical specifications

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The Red Bull Racing Team today proudly presented their 2008 contender, the RB4. It's the second car designed by Adrian Newey. Just like last season, the new car will have a Renault engine in the back. Here are the specifications of the RB4:

Chassis

Chassis: Composite monocoque structure, designed and built in-house, carrying the Renault V8 engine as fully stressed member

Transmission: Seven-speed gearbox, longitudinally mounted with hydraulic system for power shift and clutch operation. AP Racing clutch

Wheels: OZ Racing, Front: 12.7in x 13in, Rear: 13.4in x 13in

Tyres: Bridgestone

Suspension:

Front: Aluminium alloy uprights, upper and lower carbon wishbones and pushrods, torsion bar springs and anti roll bars, Multimatic dampers

Rear: Aluminium alloy uprights, upper and lower carbon wishbones and pushrods, torsion bar springs and anti roll bars, Multimatic dampers

Brakes: Brembo calipers / Hitco carbon discs and pads

Electronics: FIA (MESL) standard control unit

Fuel: Elf

Renault engine RS27 - 2008

Number of cylinders: 8

Capacity: 2400cc

Max rpm: 19,000rpm

Number of valves: 32

Vee angle: 90 degrees

Power output: Not disclosed

Engine construction: Cylinder block in cast aluminium

Engine management: FIA (MESL) standard control unit TAG310B

Oil: Elf

Weight: FIA minimum weight of 95kg