The car and engine

The car and engine

Everything there is to know about the GP2/11 specifications

Dimensions
Overall length: 5065 mm
Overall width: 1800 mm
Overall height: 1072 mm (including FOM roll hoop camera)
Wheelbase: 3120 mm
Overall weight: 688 kg (driver on-board)

Engine

V8 - 4 litre naturally aspirated - 612 HP @ 10.000 rpm - made by Mecachrome
8 in 1 exhaust
Fly by wire accelerator system
Rebuild after 4000 to 4500 km
Torque 500Nm @ 8000 rpm

Performances
Acceleration:
0 - 100 km/h, 2.90 sec
0 - 200 km/h, 6.60 sec
Maximum speed: 332 km/h (Monza aero configuration)
Max. braking deceleration -3.5 G
Max. lateral acceleration +/- 3.9 G 

Monocoque and Bodywork
Survival cell - Sandwich Carbon/aluminium honeycomb structure made by Dallara
Front and rear wing - Carbon structures made by Dallara
Bodywork - Carbon - Kevlar honeycomb structures made by Dallara

Steering system
Non assisted rack and pinion steering system
XAP steering wheel with dashboard, marshalling display, gear change and clutch paddles

Gearbox
6-speed longitudinal Hewland sequential gearbox
Electro-hydraulic command via paddle shift from steering wheel
AP Carbon clutch
No on-board starter, anti-stall system
Non hydraulic ramp differential

Fuel cell
FIA Standard
Premier FT5 125 litres

Electronic features
Magneti Marelli Marvel 8 ECU/GCU including data logging system
XAP power supply management unit
CAN data acquisition pre-equipment
Beacon receiver

Suspension
Double steel wishbones, pushrod operated, twin dampers and torsion bars suspension (F) and spring suspension (R)
Adjustable ride height, camber and toe
Two way (F) / Four way (R) adjustable Koni dampers
Adjustable anti-roll bar (Front/Rear)

Brakes
6 pistons monobloc Brembo callipers
Hitco carbon-carbon brake discs and pads

Wheels and tyres
F1 standard wheel dimensions
O.Z. Racing
Magnesium rims
13” x 12” front
13” x 13.7” rear
GP2 series specific Pirelli slick tyres

Safety standards
FIA F1 safety standards including: Front, side, rear and steering column impact tests
Front and rear roll hoop, impact structures and monocoque push tests
Anti-intrusion survival cell protection panels
Wheel retainer safety cables

Extinguisher System
LIFELINE (electrically operated)

Camera equipment
Roll hoop, nose cone and face shot camera pre-equipment

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