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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced in:2014
Engine type:Hybrid
Predecessor:McLaren MP4-28 Mercedes
Successor:McLaren MP4-30 Honda
Source:Company press release
Last updated:January 29, 2014
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Configuration Mercedes-Benz PU106A 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

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

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 ventilated carbon ceramic discs, all-round
Gearbox Paddle Operated 8 speed Semi-Automatic
Clutch Carbon, multi-plate
Drive Rear wheel drive

Weight 691 kilo / 1,523 lbs
Tyres (fr/r) Pirelli 245/660 - 13 / 325/660 - 13

Performance figures
Combined Power 761 bhp / 568 kW
Power to weight 1.1 bhp / kg

Race history
Drivers of note Jenson Button

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