Skip to main content

Mclaren Technology group Innovations on Racing Series

Innovation

Innovation resides at the heart of the McLaren Technology Group. Competing in the most technologically advanced racing series in the world requires dedication, creativity and a microscopic attention to detail.

McLaren Racing formulates and delivers an upgrade to the McLaren-Honda MP4-30 every 17 minutes, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and analyses 6.5 billion pieces of data from both cars over a race to work out where further improvements.

Bob Sleigh

The relentless rate of development needed to remain at the pinnacle of motorsport has become second nature to a company that has been competing for over 50 years, & now seeded into every McLaren activity. Indeed, pioneering discovery and honing applications - the day-to-day stock-in-trade of the Group - are also delivering real-world benefits outside of motor racing.

McLaren Applied Technologies (MAT) harnesses the significant R&D, technical expertise and innovative spirit borne out of Formula 1, and applies its unique intellect and approach to improve the performance and product development of blue chip companies in other industries.

The car’s electric motor is developed under the aegis of McLaren Applied Technologies, cuts fuel consumption in urban areas, while also providing instant torque. It is, in fact, the very same motor that will soon power every car in the new Formula E racing series, and will no doubt influence the design (and popularity) of the electric vehicles of tomorrow.

Source: Mclaren Technology Services

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

7 Mistakes To Avoid When Driving A Car With Automatic Transmission

Individuals associated with the automotive industry iterate that the automatic transmission is a great invention. Actually, an automatic car has opened up a whole new world for car owners.
Both professional and novice drivers love to drive a car fitted with automatic transmission. This is because it is straightforward and easy to drive an automatic vehicle than a car fitted with the manual-shift gearbox. Think about the bumper-to-bumper story we have in the cities! However, it is very important to drive a car with automatic transmission carefully because you could end up damaging your car. Some damages, if they happen, cannot be rectified even by expert mechanics. Therefore, it is best that you avoid the following mistakes when driving your automatic vehicle.  



Credits: Team BHP
#1: Coasting downhill in neutral
You would save a little bit of fuel when you coast down a hill in neutral gear. However, it is very negligible. In modern automatic transmissions, fuel supply to the engine is auto…

The Most awaited Yamaha YZF-R15 Version 3.0

Yamaha has officially unveiled the R15 Version 3.0 in Indonesia. The all-new 2017 R15 is powered by a 155.1cc engine, which develops maximum power of 19.04 Bhp @ 10000 rpm and maximum torque of 14.7 NM @ 8500 rpm. The engine is mated to a 6-speed gearbox, and the key rivals of R15 V3.0 are 2017 Honda CBR150R and Suzuki GSX-R150. As of now, Yamaha has not announced anything officially regarding the launch of R15 V3 in India, it is expected to be here within next 3-4 months .




Yamaha YZF-R15 Version 3.0 is expected to be launched in 2017 but as of now there are no official launch dates. So, we will have to wait a bit more before the official statement comes in. It is expected to be priced between Rs. 1.30-Rs. 1.35 lakhs (ex-showroom). It is expected to share its design elements from M-Slaz, Yamaha YZF R125 and YZF R6.

ENGINE, POWER & TORQUEDisplacement155.1 ccMaximum Power19.04 Bhp @ 10000 rpmMaximum Torque14.7 NM @ 8500 rpmEngine DescriptionLiquid-cooled, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4-valveCoolin…

CRDI (Common Rail Direct Injection)

CRDi stands for Common Rail Direct Injection meaning, direct injection of the fuel into the cylinders of a diesel engine via a single, common line, called the common rail which is connected to all the fuel injectors.

     Whereas ordinary diesel direct fuel-injection systems have to build up pressure anew for each and every injection cycle, the new common rail (line) engines maintain constant pressure regardless of the injection sequence. This pressure then remains permanently available throughout the fuel line. The engine's electronic timing regulates injection pressure according to engine speed and load. The electronic control unit (ECU) modifies injection pressure precisely and as needed, based on data obtained from sensors on the cam and crankshafts. In other words, compression and injection occur independently of each other. This technique allows fuel to be injected as needed, saving fuel and lowering emissions.

     More accurately measured and timed mixture spray in the combu…