F1: Mercedes W06 Hybrid Technical Specification and Information

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Mercedes had revealed the 2015 Formula One car yesterday, ahead of the first day of pre-season testing at the Circuito de Jerez in Spain.

Team drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg revealed the seventh Silver Arrow, which will be used to compete in the Formula One World Championship 2015.

Since Formula One cars are something of an obsession to many, let's take a detailed look at the 2015 Formula One race car from team Mercedes.

Monocoque Chassis: Moulded carbon fibre and honeycomb composite structure
Carbon fibre composite including engine cover, sidepods, floor, nose, front wing and rear wing
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 push rod activated torsion springs and rockers

Rear Suspension: Carbon fibre wishbone and pull rod activated torsion springs and rockers
Brake System: Brembo Calipers with carbon discs and pads with rear brake-by-wire
Steering: Carbon-fibre wheel, power assisted rack and pinion
Electronics: FIA standard ECU and FIA homologated electronic and electrical system
Instrumentation: McLaren Electronic Systems (MES)
Gearbox: Eight-speed forward, one reverse unit with carbon fibre main case
Gear Selection: Sequential, semi-automatic, hydraulic activation
Clutch: Carbon plate
Weight: 702 kg
Engine capacity: 1.6-litre, six cylinder, turbocharged.

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Story first published: Monday, February 2, 2015, 9:26 [IST]
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