Our 2018 contender is here

Our 2018 car is the evolution of the highly-successful contender that finished fourth in the championship in 2017. The new car implements the changes in regulations, with the Halo safety device and the reduced engine cover fin its most striking features.

With a new livery, incorporating the colours of our partner BWT, our new contender looks aggressive, racy - ready to take on the challenge of the new season.

Discover our car
Discover our car

Building on previous success

The relative continuity of the regulations between 2017 and 2018 means our car is very much the product of the intense research work carried out last year. The launch spec is recognisably similar to the strong contender that finished the previous season, but there is a lot in the pipeline...

Specification

Chassis

Carbon fibre composite monocoque with Zylon side anti-intrusion panels.

Front suspension

Aluminium alloy uprights with carbon fibre composite wishbones, trackrod and pushrod. Inboard chassis mounted torsion springs, dampers and anti-roll bar assembly.

Rear suspension

Aluminium alloy uprights with carbon fibre composite wishbones, trackrod and pullrod. Hydro-mechanical springs, dampers and anti-roll bar assembly.

Wheels

BBS forged wheels to Racing Point Force India specification

Power unit

Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains V6 Turbo 1.6-litre

ERS

Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains

Transmission

Mercedes AMG F1 8-speed, semi-automatic seamless shift

Tyres

Pirelli

Brake system

920E

Brake material

Carbon Industries