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  McLaren MP4-27 Mercedes
 

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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:2012
Engine type:KERS Hybrid
Predecessor:McLaren MP4-26 Mercedes
Successor:McLaren MP4-28 Mercedes
Source:Company press release
Last updated:February 02, 2012
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Engine
Configuration Mercedes-Benz FO 108Z 90º V8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Weight 95 kilo / 209.4 lbs
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 2,400 cc / 146.5 cu in
Bore / Stroke 98.0 mm (3.9 in)
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Red Line 18,000 rpm

Engine
Configuration Mercedes-Benz Electric Motor
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Power 80 bhp / 60 KW

Drivetrain
Body carbon composite panels
Chassis carbon-fibre monocoque
Front suspension double wishbones, push-rod actuated torsion bars and dampers
Rear suspension double wishbones, pull-rod actuated torsion bars and dampers
Brakes carbon ceramic discs, all-round
Gearbox 7 speed Semi-Automatic
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 640 kilo / 1,411 lbs

Performance figures
Combined Power 80 bhp / 60 KW
Power to weight 0.13 bhp / kg

Race history
Major wins
2012 Australian Grand Prix (Jenson Button in MP4-27A-02)
2012 Canadian Grand Prix (Lewis Hamilton in MP4-27A-03)
2012 Hungarian Grand Prix (Lewis Hamilton in MP4-27A-04)
2012 Belgian Grand Prix (Jenson Button in MP4-27A-02)
2012 Italian Grand Prix (Lewis Hamilton in MP4-27A-04)
2012 USA Grand Prix (Lewis Hamilton in MP4-27A-04)
2012 Brazilian Grand Prix (Jenson Button in MP4-27A-03)

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