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Ferrari F138 technical specs

Chassis

Carbon-fibre and honeycomb composite structure
Ferrari longitudinal gearbox
Limited-slip differential
Semiautomatic sequential electronically
Controlled gearbox – quick shift
Number of gears: 7 + Reverse
Brembo ventilated carbon-fibre disc brakes
Independent suspension, pull-rod activated torsion springs front and rear
Weight with water, lubricant and driver: 642 kg
OZ Wheels (front and rear): 13”

Engine
Type: 056
Number of cylinders: 8
Cylinder block in sand cast aluminium: V 90°
Number of valves: 32
Pneumatic distribution
Total displacement: 2398 cm3
Piston bore: 98 mm
Weight: > 95 kg 
Electronic injection and ignition
Fuel: Shell V-Power 
Lubricant: Shell Helix Ultra

Photos of the new Ferrari F138 are available here.

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Ferrari and Force India to launch today

This morning sees two new Formula One car launches – the Ferrari F138 and the Force India VJM06. Both will be streamed live online for fans across the world to watch.

Ferrari are up first, with the launch of the F138 in Maranello at 10:30 am CET (11:30 in South Africa). Head over to http://f138.ferrari.com to watch the launch. Photos of the new Ferrari will be up at chrisonf1.com as soon as they are made available by the team.

The Force India launch follows immediately afterwards at Silverstone in the UK. The VJM06 launch will be streamed online at http://www.forceindiaf1.com/vjm06-launch starting from 10:15 am GMT (12:15 in South Africa). Force India have not yet revealed the identity of their second driver, but could do so during today’s launch.

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