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