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McLaren MP4

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 McLaren MP4

1-seater formula, petrol (gasoline) 10-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 2998 cm3 / 182.9 cu in / 182.9 cu in, 589.0 kW / 789.9 hp / 789.9 hp @ 17000 rpm / 17000 rpm / 17000 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)McLarenIssued from1998
ModelMP4Issued until
SerieMP4Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMcLarenCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors0
Bodywork typeformulaNumber of seats1
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

LengthTotal (curb) weight600 kg / 1323 lb / 1323 lb
WidthDry weight
HeightLoad capacity
WheelbaseGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders10
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 10 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2998 cm3 / 182.9 cu in / 182.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power589.0 kW / 789.9 hp / 789.9 hp at 17000 rpm / 17000 rpm / 17000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)235.6 kW / 315.9 hp / 315.9 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output196.5 kW/l / 4.317 bhp/cu in / 4.317 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio1335.0 kW/ton / 1011.5 bhp/ton / 1011.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel 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 locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of McLaren MP4

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