The new VJM10 was launched at Silverstone last night with the entire Force India F1 team on hand to proudly take the wraps off the car they hope will enable them to take the fight to the top three in the 2017 Formula One World Championship.
We will see the new car in action at the Barcelona circuit next week, but until then hereis a list of the new car’s technical specifications….
|Chassis||Carbon fibre composite monocoque with Zylon side anti-intrusion panels.|
|Front suspension||Aluminium alloy uprights with carbon fibre composite wishbones, trackrod and pushrod. Inboard chassis mounted torsion springs, dampers and anti-roll bar assembly.|
|Rear suspension||Aluminium alloy uprights with carbon fibre composite wishbones, trackrod and pullrod. Hydro-mechanical springs, dampers and anti-roll bar assembly.|
|Wheels||BBS forged wheels to Sahara Force India specification|
|Power Unit||Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains V6 Turbo 1.6-litre|
|ERS||Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains|
|Transmission||Mercedes AMG F1 8-speed, semi-automatic seamless shift|
|Fuel and Lubricants||Petronas|
|Brake system||AP Racing / 920E|
|Brake material||Carbon Industries|