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The C37

2018 Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team Race Car

The C37

A new car philosophy

The C37 was built based on a new car philosophy, focusing on the aerodynamic concept that is different to that of the outgoing Sauber C36-Ferrari. The C37 is equipped with new and improved aerodynamic parts, in addition to regulation changes for 2018, such as the removal of the shark fin and T-wings. Furthermore, the C37 will compete in the Formula One Chamiponship with Ferrari’s 2018 spec power units, a positive step forward for the new season. Jörg Zander, Technical Director states, “We are positive that the new concept offers us more opportunities and will help us to make improvements during the course of the season. The 2018 Ferrari engine will also give us a boost in terms of our performance.”

Changes to the car based on new regulations are:

  • The introduction of the halo cockpit protection system
  • The disappearance of the shark fin and T-wings

 

 


The C37 Photo Gallery:

Click here to visit the  C37 Gallery!

 


The 2018 Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team Driver Line-Up:

Learn more about our drivers Marcus Ericsson and Charles Leclerc.

 


C37 Technical Details

Chassis carbon-composite monocoque
Front suspension Double wishbone, inboard spring and damper unit actuated by push-rods
Rear suspension double wishbone, inboard spring and damper elements actuated by pull-rods
Brakes 6 piston Brembo brake callipers, carbon-composite and discs and pads (Carbon Industries)
Transmission Ferrari 8-speed quick-shift carbon gearbox, longitudinally mounted, carbon-composite clutch
Chassis electronics MES
ERS Ferrari
Steering wheel Sauber F1 Team
Tyres Pirelli
Wheels OZ

 


Dimensions & Weight

Length 5,500 mm
Width 2,000 mm
Height (without T Camera) 950 mm
Track width, front 1,650 mm
Track width, rear 1,550 mm
Weight 733kg (incl. driver, tank empty)

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Ferrari Engine

Configuration V6 90°
Displacement 1,600 cc
Bore 80 mm
Stroke 53 mm
Valves 4 per cylinder
Maximum revs 15,000 rpm
Turbo charging single turbo
Maximum fuel flow 100 kg/h
Maximum fuel capacity 105 kg
Injection 500 bar – direct
Units per driver 3

ERS System

Battery energy (per lap) 4 MJ
MGU-K power 120 kW
MGU-K maximum revs 50,000 rpm
MGU-H maximum revs 120,000 rpm

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