Spyker MF1 Toyota M16

Spyker MF1 Toyota M16 image

Active: 29-09-2006 - 2006
Team: Spyker F1 Team

Designer: John McQuilliam, Simon PhilipsDrivers: Tiago Monteiro (18 ), Christijan Albers (19)

This car is, apart from the livery, identical to the Midland Toyota M16 since Midland F1 the team was sold out to Spyker N.V. to form Spyker MF1 Racing. After the sale, Spyker drove the M16 for the remaining three races of the season.


Monocoque: Full carbon fibre composite monocoque
Front suspension: Composite pushrods activating chassis mounted in-line dampers and torsion bars, unequal length composite aerodynamic wishbones, front anti-roll bar and cast uprights.
Rear suspension: Composite pushrods activating gearbox mounted rotary dampers & torsion bars, unequal length composite aerodynamic wishbones, and cast uprights.
Tyres: Bridgestone
Wheels: Forged BBS wheels to MF1 Racing specification
Clutch: Triple plate AP racing clutch
Transmission: In-house Midland MF1 Racing design. 7-speed + reverse longitudinal gearbox with electrohydraulic sequential gear change

  • Wheelbase: > 3000mm
  • Front track: 1480mm
  • Rear track: 1418mm
  • Overall length: 4610mm
  • Overall height: 1000mm
  • Overall width: 1800mm
  • Overall weight: 600kg including driver and camera
Engine designation: Toyota RVX-06
Cylinders:90° V8
Capacity: 2398cc
Weight: 95kg
Valve train: Pneumatic
Throttle actuation: Hydraulic
Spark plugs: Denso