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  Force India VJM08 Mercedes
 

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Country of origin:India
Produced in:2015
Engine type:Hybrid
Predecessor:Force India VJM07 Mercedes
Successor:Force India VJM09 Mercedes
Source:Company press release
Last updated:January 21, 2015
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Engine
Configuration Mercedes-Benz PU106B 90º V6
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Construction aluminium block and head
Displacement 1,600 cc / 97.6 cu in
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Direct Fuel Injection
Lubrication Dry sump
Aspiration Turbo
Power 600 bhp / 448 KW
Red Line 15,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 375 bhp / liter

Engine
Configuration Mercedes-Benz Electric Motor
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Power 161 bhp / 120 KW

Drivetrain
Chassis carbon-fibre composite and aluminium honeycomb monocoque
Front suspension double wishbones, push-rod actuated springs and dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension double wishbones, pull-rod actuated springs and dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion, power assisted
Brakes (fr/r) ventilated carbon ceramic discs
Gearbox Paddle Operated 8 speed Semi-Automatic
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 702 kilo / 1,548 lbs
Tyres (fr/r) Pirelli 245/660 - 13 / 325/660 - 13

Performance figures
Combined Power 761 bhp / 568 KW
Power to weight 1.08 bhp / kg

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