R28 technical specifications
The R28, Renault's 2008 contender, was presented today at the team's communications headquarters in Boulogne-Billancourt, on the banks of the Seine in south-west Paris. Bellow you can find the technical specifications of the R28.
Renault F1 R28 Technical Specifications
Moulded carbon fibre and aluminium honeycomb composite monocoque, manufactured by the
Renault F1 Team and designed for maximum strength and stiffness with minimum weight.
RS27 V8 engine installed as a fully-stressed member.
Carbon fibre top and bottom wishbones operate an inboard rocker via a pushrod system. This is connected to a torsion bar and damper units which are mounted at the front of the monocoque. Zero-keel design for front suspension mounting in order to optimise front end aerodynamic performance.
Carbon fibre top and bottom wishbones operating vertically-mounted torsion bars and horizontally-mounted damper units mounted on the top of the gearbox casing.
Seven-speed semi-automatic titanium gearbox with one reverse gear. “Quickshift” system in operation to maximise speed of gearshifts.
Kevlar-reinforced rubber fuel cell by ATL.
Separate oil and water radiators located in the car's sidepods and cooled using airflow from the car's forward motion
MES-Microsoft standard Electronic Control Unit.
Carbon discs and pads (Hitco); calipers by AP Racing.
Removable driver’s seat made of anatomically formed carbon composite, with six-point harness seat belt. Steering wheel integrates gear change and clutch paddles.
Car dimensions and weight
track 1450 mm
track 1400 mm
605 kg, with driver, camera and ballast
Renault F1 RS27 Technical Specifications
Renault F1 Team
Identical specification RS27 engines will be supplied to the ING Renault F1 Team and to Red Bull Racing for the 2008 season.
R28 technical description