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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:1998
Numbers built:7
Designed by:Adrian Newey and Neil Oatley for McLaren
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:November 02, 2012
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Engine
Configuration Mercedes-Benz FO 110G 72º V10
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 107 kilo / 235.9 lbs
Construction light alloy block and head
Displacement 2,998 cc / 182.9 cu in
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 760 bhp / 567 KW @ 16,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 254 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body carbon fibre panels
Chassis carbon fibre / honeycomb monocoque
Front suspension double wishbones, push-rod actuated torsion bar springs and dampers
Rear suspension double wishbones, push-rod actuated coil springs and dampers
Steering rack-and-pinion
Brakes ventilated carbon discs, all-round
Gearbox 6 speed Semi-automatic
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 600 kilo / 1,323 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,547 mm (179 in) / 1,800 mm (70.9 in) / 1,016 mm (40 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 3,060 mm (120.5 in) / 1,410 mm (55.5 in) / 1,397 mm (55 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 1.27 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
1998 Australian Grand Prix (Mika Hakkinen)
1998 Brazilian Grand Prix (Mika Hakkinen)
1998 San Marino Grand Prix (David Coulthard)
1998 Spanish Grand Prix (Mika Hakkinen)
1998 Monaco Grand Prix (Mika Hakkinen)
1998 Austrian Grand Prix (Mika Hakkinen)
1998 German Grand Prix (Mika Hakkinen)
1998 Luxembourg Grand Prix (Mika Hakkinen)
1998 Japanese Grand Prix (Mika Hakkinen)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • McLaren - The cars 1964 - 2008, by William Taylor
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