Le Castellet, 9 July 1989: Nigel Mansell, second in the French Grand Prix
Formula 1 racing car.
Years of activity
Brazilian Grand Prix of 26.3.1989.
Type 035/5. 12 cylinders in 65° V, rear-mounted. Special cast iron cylinder block without press-fitted cylinder liners. Light alloy head. 112 mm connecting rod. Water cooled.
Bore and stroke
84 x 52.6 mm.
Unitary and total capacity
291.49 / 3,497.96 cc.
Max. power output
600 bhp at 12,500 rpm.
5 valves per cylinder (3 intake). 2 overhead camshafts per bank of cylinders. Gear drive at front.
Weber-Marelli digital electronic indirect injection with 2 injectors.
Single. Magneti Marelli electronic static.
Pressurised. Dry sump.
Rear. Three-plate steel clutch with mechanical and automatic control. 640/A longitudinal overhanging gearbox with 7 speeds + reverse, semi- automatic with electronic management.
Variable depending on racing circuit.
Type 640. Single-piece monococque. Material: carbon fibre and Kevlar honeycomb.
Double wishbones: 2 overlapping elliptic section triangles, strut or push-rod springing.
Double wishbones: upper triangle, lower trapezium, strut or push-rod springing.
Rack and pinion.
Ventilated carbon discs and monolithic Brembo callipers on all 4 wheels.
Front 25.0-10.0-13î, rear 26.0-15.0-13î. Goodyear.
Cast single piece. Front 11.75x13î, rear 16x13î.
1,800 mm / 1,675 mm.
Weight with water and oil
192/203 litres. 1 central, 2 side tanks. Fuel 102 RON.
Composite. Fully detachable and removable.