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Thu, 25 January, 2007Tech Specs of the RA107

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Honda today launched its 2007 challenger, the RA107 at Barcelona. Here are the car and engine's technical specifications.

RA107 Technical Specifications
Construction: Moulded carbon fibre and honeycomb composite structure that surpasses latest FIA impact and strength regulations
Front suspension: Wishbone and pushrod-activated torsion springs and rockers, mechanical anti-roll bar
Rear suspension: Wishbone and pushrod-activated torsion springs and rockers, mechanical anti-roll bar
Dampers: Showa
Wheels: BBS forged magnesium. Front: 312mm wide. Rear: 340mm wide
Tyres: Bridgestone Potenza
Brakes: Alcon. 2 x 6-piston calipers (Front and rear)
Brake discs/pads: Carbon/Carbon
Steering: Honda F1 power assisted rack and pinion
Steering wheel: Honda F1 carbon fibre construction
Driverís seat: Anatomically formed carbon composite
Seat belts: Takata six-point harness (75mm shoulder straps with HANS system)
Fuel cell: ATL kevlar-reinforced rubber bladder
Fuel capacity: 150 litre
Battery: 3Ah lead acid
Instrumentation: Honda F1 steering wheel dash display
Gearbox: Carbon composite maincase: 7-speed unit, Honda internals
Gear selection: Sequential, semi-automatic, hydraulic activation
Clutch: Carbon plate
Overall length: 4700mm
Overall height: 950mm
Overall width: 1800mm

RA807E Technical Specifications
Displacement: 2.4 litres
Configuration: V8, naturally aspirated
Vee angle: 90 degrees
Maximum power: More than 700 hp
Maximum revs: 19,000 rpm
Valve train: 4 valves per cylinder; pneumatic valve system
Injection system: Honda PGM-FI
Throttle system: Electronic hydraulically-operated system
Ignition system: Honda PGM-IG

Source: Honda Racing F1 Team

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