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McLaren Mercedes engine. Formula One World Championship, Rd 1, Bahrain Grand Prix, Practice, Bahrain International Circuit, Bahrain, 10 March 2006.
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Mercedes-Benz HighPerformanceEngines
Mercedes Benz High Performanc Engines Formula One logo image
World @ Sutton
Type   Private
Established 11 October 1983
Industry Formula 1 engines
  hybrid power systems
Products Automative, Formula 1
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Ilmor Mercedes
Ilmor Mercedes Formula One Engine
World @ Sutton
  Designation   Mercedes-Benz FO 108
  Duty cycle type   4 stroke reciprocating
      piston, normally
    Configuration   8 cylinders in banked V    
  angle of with an 90
  90 degrees
Construction Cast aluminium alloy
  cylinder block and head
  forged aluminium
  pistons, steel crankshaft
Capacity 2,400cc
Valves 32 with pneumatic
  valve springs
Maximum RPM limited to 18,000rpm
Timing Double overhead cams
  driven via compliant
  gear from crankshaft
Weight In excess of 95kg
Power Output In excess of 300bhp
  per litre
Cylinder Bore Less than 98mm
Fuelling 8 injectors supplied by
  pressurized system
  at 100bar
Ignition 8 ignition coils each
  driving single spark
Lubrication Dry Sump
Spark Plug Champion
  The engine and transmission of a modern Formula One car are some of the most highly stressed pieces of machinery on the planet. Engine power outputs in Formula One racing are also a fascinating insight into how far the sport has moved on. In the 1950s Formula One cars were managing specific power outputs of around 100 bhp / litre (about what a modern 'performance' road car can manage now). That figure rose steadily until the arrival of the 'turbo age' of 1.5 litre turbo engines, some of which were producing anything up to 750 bhp / litre. Then, once the sport returned to
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Cosworth engine at the Cosworth Factory in Northampton. Formula One World Championship, Rd 10, British Grand Prix, Preparations, Silverstone, England, Thursday 8 July 2010.
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Mercedes - Benz FO 108X Formula 1 Engine
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  Cosworth is a high performance engineering company founded in London  
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Mercedes-Benz HighPerformance
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Northamptonshire NN6 9GZ
+ 44 (0)1604 880100
Mercedes-Benz FO108T
Mercedes-Benz HighPerformanceEngines is a Daimler AG company whose principal activities are the design and manufacture of Mercedes-Benz Formula 1 racing engines and hybrid power systems for the MERCEDES GP PETRONAS team. We are also proud to supply power units to the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes and Force India F1 teams. Mercedes-Benz High Performance Engines design, develop, manufacture and race Formula 1 powertrain units. Currently, this covers all aspects of the Formula 1 engine and hybrid systems (i.e. Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems). Daimler-Benz acquired Chevrolet's 25% share of Ilmor in 1993. In 2002 Daimler AG increased its share to 55% and renamed the company Mercedes-Ilmor. In 2005 Daimler became the sole owner of Ilmor and renamed the company Mercedes-Benz HighPerformanceEngines Ltd. Formely known as Ilmor which was founded by Mario Illien and Paul Morgan in 1983, as an independent British Formula One engine manufacturer.
  The Mercedes Benz Illmor FO108T engine.  
  The Mercedes Benz V10 engine that powered David Coulthard (GBR) McLaren to victory in the 2001 Australian Grand Prix.  
  A 2001 Mercedes Engine. Autosport International Show , NEC, Birmingham, England. 8 - 11 January  
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