Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-23


    Brand Name: Vodafone

    Vodafone McLaren Mercedes presented the MP4-23, the team's 2008 Formula 1 car, at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart.

    Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Daimler Board, and Ron Dennis, Chairman and CEO of the McLaren Group, welcomed all the guests to the official presentation, with Lewis Hamilton, who celebrated his 23rd birthday at the event, and Heikki Kovalainen joined on stage by Pedro de la Rosa and fellow test driver Gary Paffett to unveil the MP4-23. The car was completed just before the event and left the McLaren Technology Centre in the UK at around 18:00 GMT on Sunday and was driven in a Mercedes-Benz Actros to the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart-Untert├╝rkheim, having covered approximately 1000 kms, arriving around 10:00 this morning.
    Chassis
    Wheels:
    Enkei
    Tires:
    Bridgestone
    Engine & Transmission
    Manufacturer & Designation:
    Mercedes-Benz FO 108V
    Type:
    V8
    Displacement cu in (cc):
    146 (2398)
    Power bhp (kW) at RPM:
    > 700(522) / 19,000
    Torque lb-ft (Nm) at RPM:
    n.a.
    Redline at RPM:
    19000
    Transmission:
    7-speed plus reverse
    Exterior
    Length × Width × Height in:
    n.a.
    Weight lb (kg):
    1322 (600) - including driver and camera

    TopClass View

    Front Straight View

    Top Front View

    Engine View

    Track View

    Rightside View

    TopClass View
    

    Car Name: Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-23

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