Lotus Renault GP R31
Basically this was a Renault F1 car with Lotus
sponsoring. So not a 'Lotus made by Lotus'
engine: Renault F1 RS27-2011 engine, 2400 cc 90° V8, weight: 95 kg,
max rpm: 18,000 rpm, ECU: MES SECU, Fuel: TOTAL, Oil: Elf, Battery:
Lotus Renault GP
Formula One car
Car demensions and weight:
front track: 1450 mm
rear track: 1400 mm
overall length: 5100 mm
overall height: 950 mm
overall width: 1800 mm
overall weight: 640 kg including driver, cameras and ballast
Moulded carbon fibre and aluminium honeycomb composite monocoque,
manufactured by Lotus Renault GP and designed for maximum strength with
minimum weight. RS27-2011 V8 engine installed as a fully-stressed member.
Carbon fibre top and bottom wishbones operate an inboard rocker via a
pushrod system. This is connected to a torsion bar and damper units which
are mounted inside the front of the monocoque. Aluminium uprights and OZ
machined magnesium wheels.
Carbon fibre top and bottom wishbones with pull rod operated torsion springs
and transverse-mounted damper units mounted in the top of the gearbox
casing. Aluminium uprights and OZ machined magnesium wheels.
Seven-speed semi-automatic titanium gearbox with reverse gear. “Quickshift”
system in operation to maximise speed of gearshifts.
Kevlar-reinforced rubber fuel cell by ATL.
Separate oil and water radiators located in the car’s sidepods and cooled
using airflow from the car’s forward motion.
MES-Microsoft Standard Electronic Control Unit.
Carbon discs and pads.
Calipers by AP Racing.
Master cylinders by AP racing and Brembo.
Removable driver’s seat made of anatomically formed carbon composite, with
six-point harness seat belt by OMP Racing. Steering wheel integrates gear
change and clutch paddles, and rear wing adjuster.
Motor generator unit driving into front of engine with batteries as an
Motor Generator supplied by Renault Sport F1.
Electronic control unit by Magneti-Marelli.