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Technical specification of F1 2016 Renault RS16 and RE16

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2016 Renault RS16 F1 Car Technical specification

2016 Renault RS16 F1 Car Technical specification


R.S.16 technical specification

Chassis
Moulded carbon fibre and aluminium honeycomb composite monocoque, manufactured by Renault Sport Formula One Team and designed for maximum strength with minimum weight. Renault power unit installed as a fully-stressed member.

Front Suspension
Carbon fibre top and bottom wishbones operate an inboard rocker via a pushrod system. This is connected to a torsion bar and damper units which are mounted inside the front of the monocoque. Aluminium uprights and OZ machined magnesium wheels.

Rear Suspension
Carbon fibre top and bottom wishbones with pull rod operated torsion springs and transverse-mounted damper units mounted inside the gearbox casing. Aluminium uprights and OZ machined magnesium wheels.

Transmission
Eight-speed semi-automatic titanium gearbox with reverse gear. “Quickshift” system in operation to maximise speed of gearshifts.

Fuel System
Kevlar-reinforced rubber fuel cell by ATL.

Electrical
MES-Microsoft Standard Electronic Control Unit.

Braking System
Carbon discs and pads. Calipers by AP Racing.Master cylinders by AP Racing

Cockpit
Removable driver’s seat made of anatomically formed carbon composite, with six-point harness seat belt. Steering wheel integrates gear change, clutch paddles, and rear wing adjuster.

Dimensions and Weight
Front Track: 1450 mm
Rear Track: 1400 mm
Overall Height: 950 mm
Overall Width: 1800 mm
Overall Weight: 702kg, with driver, cameras and ballast

R.E.16

Technical specification of F1 2016 Renault Engine RE16

Technical specification of F1 2016 Renault Engine RE16

R.E.16 technical specification
Engine

Displacement 1.6L V6
Number of cylinders 6
Rev limit 15,000rpm
Pressure charging Single turbocharger, unlimited boost pressure (typical 4 bar abs)
Fuel flow limit 100kg/h
Permitted Fuel quantity per race 100kg
Configuration 90° V6
Bore 80mm
Stroke 53mm
Crank height 90mm
Number of valves 4 per cylinder, 24
Exhausts Separated outlets for both turbine and wastegate on car centre line
Fuel Direct fuel injection

Energy Recovery Systems
MGU-K rpm Max 50,000rpm
MGU-K power Max 120kW
Energy recovered by MGU-K Max 2 MJ/lap
Energy released by MGU-K Max 4 MJ/lap
MGU-H rpm >100,000rpm
Energy recovered by MGU-H Unlimited

General
Weight Min 145kg
Number of Power Units permitted per driver in 2016 “5* (*Drops to 4 if 20 GPs or fewer are included on calendar)”
Total horsepower Approx 875hp

Source: Renaultsport

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