The following is a complete list of the new McLaren Honda MCL32's technical specifications...


Monocoque Carbon-fibre composite, incorporating driver controls and fuel cell
Safety structures Cockpit survival cell incorporating impact resistant construction and anti-penetration panels, front impact structure, prescribed side impact structures, integrated rear impact structure, front and rear roll structures
Bodywork Carbon-fibre composite, including engine cover, sidepods, floor, nose, front wing and rear wing with driver-operated drag reduction system
Front suspension Carbon-fibre wishbone and pushrod suspension elements operating inboard torsion bar and damper system
Rear suspension Carbon-fibre wishbone and pullrod suspension elements operating inboard torsion bar and damper system
Weight Overall vehicle weight 728kg (including driver, excluding fuel)
  Weight distribution between 45.3% and 46.3%
Electronics McLaren Applied Technologies. Including chassis control, power unit control, data acquisition, sensors, data analysis and telemetry
Instruments McLaren Applied Technologies dashboard
Greases & Fluids Castrol grease and hydraulic oil
Brake system Akebono brake calipers and master cylinders
  Akebono ‘brake by wire' rear brake control system
  Carbon discs and pads
Steering Power-assisted rack and pinion
Tyres Pirelli P Zero
Race wheels Enkei
Garage Radio Kenwood
Paint AkzoNobel Car Refinishes system using Sikkens products
Cooling Systems Calsonic Kansei water and oil cooling



Minimum weight 145 kg
Primary PU components Internal Combustion Engine (ICE)
  Motor Generator Unit – Kinetic (MGU-K)
  Motor Generator Unit – Heat (MGU-H)
  Energy Store (ES)
  Control Electronics



Capacity 1.6 litres
Cylinders Six
Bank angle 90 degree vee angle
No of valves 24
Max speed 15,000 rpm
Max fuel flow rate 100 kg/hour (above 10,500 rpm)
Fuel consumption 105 kg ‘lights to flag' regulated fuel capacity limit
Fuel injection Direct injection, single injector per cylinder, 500 bar max
Pressure charging Single-stage compressor and exhaust turbine, common shaft
Fuel & Lubricant BP Castrol



Architecture Integrated Hybrid energy recovery via Motor Generator Units
  Crankshaft coupled electrical MGU-K
  Turbocharger coupled electrical MGU-H
Energy Store Lithium-Ion battery, between 20 and 25 kg
  Maximum energy storage, 4 MJ per lap
MGU-K Maximum speed, 50,000 rpm
  Maximum power, 120 kW
  Maximum energy recovery, 2 MJ per lap
  Maximum energy deployment, 4 MJ per lap
MGU-H Maximum speed 125,000 rpm
  Maximum power, unlimited
  Maximum energy recovery, unlimited
  Maximum energy deployment, unlimited



Gearbox Carbon-fibre composite main case, longitudinally mounted
Gear ratios Eight forward and one reverse
Gear selection Electro-hydraulically operated seamless shift
Differential Epicyclic differential withmulti-platelimited slipclutch
Clutch Electro-hydraulically operated, carbon multi-plate
Lubricant Castrol