The Car

    Design criteria

  • Aerodynamics optimized to facilitate overtaking. Very low ride height sensitivity and wide range of suspension set up possibilities
  • Cost effectiveness
  • Compliant to FIA F1 2010 / 2015 safety rules are Static tests, Crash tests, Anti-intrusion panels, Drivers head protection, Wheel tether cables
  • Technology:

  • Compromise between performance and cost effectiveness wherever possible
  • Extensive use of composite materials but limited usage of the most expensive carbon fibers
  • Sequential gearbox
  • Electro-hydraulic gear shift system but hydraulic pressure limited to 55 bars
  • All in one ECU- GCU Data logger equipment
  • High speed data acquisition system but no telemetry
  • Chassis and Bodywork:

  • Chassis designed by Dallara Automobili
  • Carbon Monocoque complying to FIA F1 2010 Safety standards
  • Front and rear wing made out of carbon composite material
  • Engine:

  • Bespoke Mecachrome 6 cylinder 3.4 litres naturally aspirated 400 HP @ 8000 rpm
  • Fly by wire throttle system
  • Gearbox:

  • Bespoke six gear longitudinal gearbox designed by Hewland
  • Magneti Marelli electro-hydraulic command via paddle shift from steering wheel
  • Tyres:

  • Pirelli tyres
  • Three specific compounds developed for GP3 to provide the best suitable compound for every circuit
  • Performance:

  • A top speed of 301.6 km/h
  • Lateral acceleration up to +/- 2.6 G
  • Maximum braking deceleration -1.9 G
  • Acceleration 0 100 km/h: 3.0 seconds
  • Acceleration 0 200km/h: 7.7 seconds
Copyright © Arjun Maini 2015
Design By Dotline