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McLaren F1

(1992 model)

Brief specs of 1992 McLaren F1

2-door 3-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 12-cylinder 48-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 6064 cm3 / 370.0 cu in / 370.0 cu in, 467.6 kW / 627.1 hp / 627.1 hp @ 7500 rpm / 7500 rpm / 7500 rpm, 617.0 N·m / 455.1 lb·ft / 455.1 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 387 km/h / 241 mph / 241 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)McLarenIssued from1992
ModelF1Issued until
SerieF1Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMcLarenCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats3
Bodywork designerPeter StevensCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4288 mm / 168.8 in / 168.8 inTotal (curb) weight1138 kg / 2509 lb / 2509 lb
Width1820 mm / 71.7 in / 71.7 inDry weight
Height1140 mm / 44.9 in / 44.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2718 mm / 107.0 in / 107.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1568 mm / 61.7 in / 61.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1472 mm / 58.0 in / 58.0 inWeight distribution (front)41.2 % / 41.2 % / 41.2 %
Ground clearance120 mm / 4.7 in / 4.7 inFuel capacity90 l / 19.8 UK gal / 23.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.58  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.32Frontal area (A)1.79 m2 / 19.3 sq ft / 19.3 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.57 m2 / 6.1 sq ft / 6.1 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)14.2 kW / 19.0 hp / 19.0 hp

Engine

Engine CodeS70/2Total number of cylinders12
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves48
Engine ManufacturerBMWValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionaluminium heads & blockBore86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke87.0 mm / 3.43 in / 3.43 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.99
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement6064 cm3 / 370.0 cu in / 370.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity505.33 cm3/cylinder / 30.837 cu in/cylinder / 30.837 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power467.6 kW / 627.1 hp / 627.1 hp at 7500 rpm / 7500 rpm / 7500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque617.0 N·m / 455.1 lb·ft / 455.1 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm7500 rpm / 7500 rpm / 7500 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)134.1 kW / 179.8 hp / 179.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output77.1 kW/l / 1.695 bhp/cu in / 1.695 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque101.8 N·m/l / 0.89 lb·ft/cu in / 0.89 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.93
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.37

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed387 km/h / 241 mph / 241 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)3.20 s / 3.20 s / 3.20 sPower-to-weight ratio551.0 kW/ton / 417.5 bhp/ton / 417.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h3.60 s / 3.60 s / 3.60 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)6.40 s / 6.40 s / 6.40 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationmiddleEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.5Turning circle12.6 m / 41.3 ft / 41.3 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs
Wheels front9 x 17Wheels rear11.5 x 17
Tyres frontGoodyear F1 235/45 ZR 17Tyres rearGoodyear F1 315/45 ZR 17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front332 mm / 13.1 in / 13.1 inBrake diameter rear305 mm / 12.0 in / 12.0 in
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of McLaren F1

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