2017 Renault Sport F1 car debut via live video, posted below
2017 Renault Sport F1 car launched The next 2017 F1 car has been released. Watch the live video below of the 2017 Renault Sports F1 car launch and meet the R.S. 17 chassis.
The 2017 Renault Sport F1 car chassis is moulded carbon fibre and aluminium honeycomb composite monocoque, manufactured by Renault Sport Formula One Team and designed for maximum strength with minimum weight. Renault Sport power unit installed as a fully-stressed member.
Front suspension features carbon fibre top and bottom wishbones operate an inboard rocker via a pushrod system. This is connected to torsion bar and damper units which are mounted inside the front of the monocoque. Aluminium uprights and OZ machined magnesium wheels.
The R.S. 17 car has an eight-speed semi-automatic titanium gearbox with reverse gear. “Quickshift” system in operation to maximise speed of gearshifts.
Kevlar-reinforced rubber fuel cell by ATL. MES-Microsoft Standard Electronic Control Unit.
Brakes are important. It’s hard to stop a bullet of a racecar. The 2017 Renault F1 car is equipped with carbon discs and pads. Calipers by Brembo S.p.A. Master cylinders by AP Racing.
F1 safety is also important. The 2017 Renault Sport F1 car has a removable driver’s seat made of anatomically formed carbon composite, with six-point harness seat belt. Steering wheel integrates gear change paddles, clutch paddles, and rear wing adjuster.
2017 Renault Sport F1 Launch Video
2017 Renault Sport F1 Car Dimensions / Weight
|Overall Weight||722 kg, with driver, cameras and ballast|
R.E.17 technical specification
|Number of cylinders||6|
|Pressure charging||Single turbocharger, unlimited boost pressure (typical 5 bar abs)|
|Fuel flow limit||100kg/h|
|Permitted Fuel quantity per race||105kg|
|Number of valves||4 per cylinder, 24|
|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|
|Energy recovered by MGU-H||Unlimited|
|Number of Power Units permitted per driver in 2017||4|
|Total horsepower||More than 900hp|