2021 Mercedes F1 Car

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Mercedes-AMG F1 W12 E Performance – Technical Specifications


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, OMP 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, titanium driver protection structure (halo)

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

Rear Suspension: Carbon fibre wishbone and pullrod-activated inboard springs & dampers

Wheels: OZ forged magnesium

Tyres: Pirelli

Brake System: Carbone Industries 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: Over 5000mm

Overall Width: 2000mm

Overall Height: 950mm

Overall Weight: 752kg

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