Benetton B197 Technical
Carbon fibre composite monocoque manufactured by
Benetton Formula. Renault RS 09 engine installed as a
fully stressed member attached to the rearmost
Front Suspension :
Double wishbone and pushrod with Benetton designed
and manufactured suspension system located on top of
Rear Suspension : Double
wishbone and pushrod with upper mounted Benetton
designed and manufactured damper units.
Brakes : Carbon
fibre discs and pads, all round.
Benetton semi-auto six-speed gearbox. Triple-plate
Fuel System :
ATL rubber fuel cell mounted within monocoque
structure behind cockpit.
Oil System :
Oil tank within bell-housing providing two
gallon/nine litres capacity.
Cooling System :
Separate water and oil cooling; water radiators in
Renault RS9 V10
V10. Which is quite nice...
71 deg. V1
Length : 623mm
Width : 542mm
Height : 395mm
to cylinder heads
approximately 121kg., depending on equipment
& ignition : Joint Benetton / Magnetti
Marelli electronic engine management.
Formula 1 Contents
Renault V10 by Dave Coveney.