2007 Spyker Formula One F8-VII review and pictures

Posted on Thursday, 5 April 2007 , 05:04:01 byAlina

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Spyker Formula One F8-VII

Chassis Full carbon fibre composite monocoque

Front suspension
Composite pushrods activating chassis mounted in-line dampers and torsion bars, unequal length composite aerodynamic wishbones, front anti-roll bar and cast uprights.

Rear suspension

Composite pushrods activating gearbox mounted rotary dampers & torsion bars, unequal length composite aerodynamic wishbones, and cast uprights

In-house Spyker design. 7-speed + reverse longitudinal gearbox with electrohydraulic sequential gear change

Wheel base More than 3000mm
Front track 1480mm
Rear track 1418mm
Overall height 950mm
Overall length Approx. 5000mm
Overall weight 605kg (with driver, by regulations)
Clutch Triple plate AP racing clutch
Wheels Forged BBS wheels to Spyker specification
Fuel tank capacity Over 90kg

Spyker Formula One F8-VII EngineDesignation Ferrari F1-056H
Number of cylinders 8
Capacity 2398cc
Horsepower More than 700bhp
Revolutions 19,000rpm (by regulations)
Valve actuation Pneumatic
Throttle actuation Hydraulic
Spark plugs NGK