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Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-23


Brand Name: Vodafone

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes presented the MP4-23, the team's 2008 Formula 1 car, at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart.

Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Daimler Board, and Ron Dennis, Chairman and CEO of the McLaren Group, welcomed all the guests to the official presentation, with Lewis Hamilton, who celebrated his 23rd birthday at the event, and Heikki Kovalainen joined on stage by Pedro de la Rosa and fellow test driver Gary Paffett to unveil the MP4-23. The car was completed just before the event and left the McLaren Technology Centre in the UK at around 18:00 GMT on Sunday and was driven in a Mercedes-Benz Actros to the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart-Untertürkheim, having covered approximately 1000 kms, arriving around 10:00 this morning.
Chassis
Wheels:
Enkei
Tires:
Bridgestone
Engine & Transmission
Manufacturer & Designation:
Mercedes-Benz FO 108V
Type:
V8
Displacement cu in (cc):
146 (2398)
Power bhp (kW) at RPM:
> 700(522) / 19,000
Torque lb-ft (Nm) at RPM:
n.a.
Redline at RPM:
19000
Transmission:
7-speed plus reverse
Exterior
Length × Width × Height in:
n.a.
Weight lb (kg):
1322 (600) - including driver and camera

TopClass View

Front Straight View

Top Front View

Engine View

Track View

Rightside View

TopClass View


Car Name: Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-23