The Team McLaren Mercedes 2006 Formula One car, the MP4-21, made its track debut today at the Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. The MP4-21 is fundamentally a new car, however the basic concept is an evolution of the 2005 challenger, the MP4-20, which won ten out of the season's 19 Grands Prix. Here are the Technical Specifications of the MP4-21.
Type: Mercedes-Benz FO 108S No. of cylinders: 8 Fue:l Mobil 1 Unleaded Lubricants: Mobil 1 products Engine: 95kgTRANSMISSION
Gearbox Speeds: Seven forward and one reverse Semi-auto: Yes Driveshafts: McLaren Clutch: Hand-operated
Chassis: McLaren moulded carbon fibre/aluminium honeycomb composite incorporating front and side impact structures. Contains integral safety fuel cell Front Suspension: Inboard torsion bar/damper system operated by pushrod and bell crank with a double wishbone arrangement Rear Suspension: Inboard torsion bar/damper system operated by pushrod and bell crank with a double wishbone arrangement Suspension Dampers: McLaren Electronics: McLaren Electronic Systems control units incorporating electronics for chassis, engine and data acquisition. McLaren Electronic Systems also supplies the electronic dash board, alternator voltage control, sensors, data analysis and telemetry systems Bodywork Construction: Construction: One-piece sidepod and engine cover. Separate floor section, structural nose with integral front wing. Tyres: Michelin Radios: Kenwood Race Wheels: Enkei Batteries: GS Yuasa Corporation Steering McLaren power-assisted Instruments McLaren Electronic Systems Adhesives Henkel TechnologiesSource McLaren