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Technical specifications of the BMW Sauber F1.08

By BMWF1Talk
January 14 2008

The new BMW Sauber F1.08 has been presented today. Check its technical specifications here... .

Chassis: carbon-fibre monocoque 

Suspension: upper and lower wishbones (front and rear), inboard springs and dampers, actuated by pushrods (Sachs Race Engineering) 

Brakes: six-piston brake callipers (Brembo), carbon pads and discs (Brembo, Carbone Industrie) 

Transmission: 7-speed quick shift gearbox, longitudinally mounted, carbon-fibre clutch (AP) 

Chassis electronics:         MES Steering wheel: BMW Sauber F1 Team 

Tyres: Bridgestone Potenza         

Wheels: OZ    


length 4,600 mm          

width 1,800 mm         

height 1,000 mm         

track width, front   1,470 mm         

track width, rear    1,410 mm         

wheelbase    3,130 mm 

Weight: 605 kg (incl. driver, tank empty) 

BMW P86/8 – technical data. Type: normally aspirated V8 

Bank angle:  90 degrees 

Displacement: 2,400 cc 

Valves: four per cylinder 

Valve train: pneumatic 

Engine block: aluminium 

Cylinder head: aluminium Crankshaft: steel 

Oil system: dry sump lubrication 

Engine management: standard ECU (MES) Spark plugs: NGK

Pistons: aluminium 

Connecting rods: titanium 


length: 518 mm
width:          555 mm
height: 595 mm (overall)

Weight: 95 kg 

Maximum engine speed: 19,000 rpm

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