Renault Sport Formula One Team consists of the Renault R.S.17 chassis, developed and manufactured in Enstone (United Kingdom), whilst the Renault R.E.17 power unit is developed in Viry-Châtillon (France).

The following is a list of the technical specifications of the new Renault RS17....

Chassis Moulded carbon fibre and aluminium honeycomb composite monocoque, manufactured by Renault Sport Formula One Team and designed for maximum strength with minimum weight. Renault Sport power unit installed as a fully-stressed member.
Front Suspension Carbon fibre top and bottom wishbones operate an inboard rocker via a pushrod system. This is connected to torsion bar and damper units which are mounted inside the front of the monocoque. Aluminium uprights and OZ machined magnesium wheels.
Rear Suspension Carbon fibre top and bottom wishbones with pull rod operated torsion bars and transverse-mounted damper units mounted inside the gearbox casing. Aluminium uprights and OZ machined magnesium wheels.
Transmission Eight-speed semi-automatic titanium gearbox with reverse gear. “Quickshift” system in operation to maximise speed of gearshifts.
Fuel System Kevlar-reinforced rubber fuel cell by ATL.
Electrical MES-Microsoft Standard Electronic Control Unit.
Braking System Carbon discs and pads. Calipers by Brembo S.p.A. Master cylinders by AP Racing.
Cockpit Removable driver's seat made of anatomically formed carbon composite, with six-point harness seat belt. Steering wheel integrates gear change paddles, clutch paddles, and rear wing adjuster.

Dimensions and Weight

Front Track 1600mm
Rear Track 1550mm
Overall Height 950mm
Overall Width 2000mm
Overall Weight 722 kg, with driver, cameras and ballast


technical  specifications
Displacement 1.6L V6
Number of cylinders 6
Rev limit 15,000rpm
Pressure charging Single turbocharger, unlimited boost pressure (typical 5 bar abs)
Fuel flow limit 100kg/h
Permitted Fuel quantity per race 105kg
Configuration 90° V6
Bore 80mm
Stroke 53mm
Crank height 90mm
Number of valves 4 per cylinder, 24
Fuel Direct fuel injection
MGU-K rpm Max 50,000rpm
MGU-K power Max 120kW
Energy recovered by MGU-K Max 2 MJ/lap
Energy released by MGU-K Max 4 MJ/lap
MGU-H rpm >100,000rpm
Energy recovered by MGU-H Unlimited
Weight Min 145kg
Number of Power Units permitted per driver in 2017 4
Total horsepower More than 900hp