atanatizante wrote: ↑
Fri Jul 14, 2017 11:15 am
I don`t understand which is the reason/are the reasons behind having a horizontal lower position for the rear brake caliper and at the front brake they have an opposite one with a vertical caliper ...
The front brakes do more work, and hence need more cooling. As such, the front brake caliper is positioned such that it is optimal for braking performance. Positioning it at the rear gives the better airflow onto it through the brake duct.
At the rear, there is much less need of cooling (due to energy recovery and weight transfer). Therefore, they can push further with optimising towards other targets, and in this case, it's the optimum for lower CofG of the unsprung mass.