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Mercedes W05 – Technical specs


Monocoque          Moulded carbon fibre and honeycomb composite structure

Bodywork          Carbon fibre composite including engine cover, sidepods, floor, nose, front wing and rear wing

Cockpit          Removable driver’s seat made of anatomically formed carbon composite, Sabelt six-point driver safety harness, HANS system

Safety structures          Cockpit survival cell incorporating impact resistant construction and penetration panels, front impact structure, prescribed side impact structures, integrated rear impact structure, front and rear roll structures

Front Suspension          Carbon fibre wishbone and pushrod activated torsion springs and rockers

Rear Suspension          Carbon fibre wishbone and pullrod activated torsion springs and rockers

Dampers          Penske
Wheels          Advanti forged magnesium
Tyres          Pirelli
Brake system          Carbon / carbon discs and pads with rear brake-by-wire
Brake calipers          Brembo
Steering          Power assisted rack and pinion
Steering wheel          Carbon-fibre construction
Electronics          FIA standard ECU and FIA homologated electronic and electrical system
Instrumentation          McLaren Electronic Systems (MES)
Fuel system          ATL Kevlar-reinforced rubber bladder
Lubricants & fluids          PETRONAS Tutela


Gearbox          Eight-speed forward, one reverse unit with carbon fibre maincase
Gear selection          Sequential, semi-automatic, hydraulic activation
Clutch          Carbon plate


Overall length          4800mm
Overall width          1800mm
Overall height          950mm
Overall weight          691 kg

Mercedes-Benz PU106A Hybrid Technical Specification 


Power Unit Specification

Type:          Mercedes-Benz PU106A Hybrid

Minimum weight:          145 kg
Power Unit Perimeter:          Internal Combustion Engine (ICE)
Motor Generator Unit – Kinetic (MGU-K)
Motor Generator Unit – Heat (MGU-H)
Energy Store (ES)
Turbocharger (TC)
Control Electronics (CE)
Power Unit Allocation:          Five Power Units per driver per season

Internal Combustion Engine 

Capacity:          1.6 litres
Cylinders:          Six
Bank angle:          90
No of valves:          24
Max rpm ICE:          15,000 rpm
Max fuel flow rate:          100 kg/hour (above 10,500 rpm)
Fuel injection:          High-pressure direct injection (max 500 bar, one injector/cylinder)
Pressure charging:          Single-stage compressor and exhaust turbine on a common shaft
Max rpm exhaust turbine:          125,000 rpm

Energy Recovery System 

Architecture:          Integrated Hybrid energy recovery via electrical Motor Generator Units
Energy Store:          Lithium-Ion battery solution, between 20 and 25 kg
Max energy storage/lap:          4 MJ
Max rpm MGU-K:          50,000 rpm
Max power MGU-K:          120 kW (161 hp)
Max energy recovery/lap MGU-K:          2 MJ
Max energy deployment/lap MGU-K:          4 MJ (33.3 s at full power)
Max rpm MGU-H:          125,000 rpm
Max power MGU-H:          Unlimited
Max energy recovery/lap MGU-H:          Unlimited
Max energy deployment/lap MGU-H:          Unlimited

Fuel & Lubricants 

Fuel          PETRONAS Primax
Lubricants          PETRONAS Syntium


credit: Mercedes AMG F1 Team 


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