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Marussia Virgin MVR02 – Technical specs


Chassis

Construction
Virgin Racing carbon fibre construction monocoque and nosebox

 

Suspension

Wishbones
Virgin Racing carbon fibre construction with titanium flexure joints

Uprights
Virgin Racing aluminium ally construction

Dampers
Penske

 

Wheels and Tyres

Wheels
BBS

Tyres
Pirelli

 

Fuel System

Fuel cell
‘FT5’ safety specification

Fuel capacity
In excess of 220 litres

 

Brakes

Calipers
AP Racing 4 potcalipers

Discs/pads
Hitco Carbon-Carbon

 

Steering

Steering wheel
Virgin Racing carbon fibre construction

Power steering
Virgin Racing hydraulic steering assist

Driver seat
Anatomically formed carbon composite

Seat belts
Six point harness (75mm shoulder straps with HANS system)

Electronics

ECU and logging system
FIA standard ECU & FIA homologated electronic and electrical system

 

Transmission

Gearbox
Virgin Racing precision aluminium construction with 7-speed, longitudinally Mounted internals

Differential
Electronically controlled hydraulic differencial

Gear selection
Paddle operated hydraulic shift system with “seamless shift”

Clutch
AP Racing

Driveshafts
One-piece driveshafts with integral tripod joints

 

Dimensions

Overall Length
Approx 5200 mm

Overall Height
Approx 950 mm

Overall Width
Approx 1800 mm

Wheelbase
Approx 3300 mm

 

Engine

Designation
Cosworth CA2011

Duty Cycle Type
4 stroke reciprocating piston, normally aspirated

Configuration
8 cylinders in banked V configuration with an angle of 90 degrees

Construction
Cast aluminium alloy cylinder block and head, forged aluminium pistons, steel crankshaft

Capacity
2,400cc

Valves
32 with pneumatic valve springs

Maximum speed
Limited to 18,000rpm

Timing
Double overhead cams driven via compliant gear from crankshaft

Mass
In excess of 95kg

Cylinder Bore
Less than 98mm

Fuelling
8 injectors supplied by a pressurized system at 100bar

Ignition
8 ignition coils each driving single spark plug

Lubrication
Dry sump

Spark Plugs
Champion

 

 

credit:  Marussia Virgin Racing

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