MERCEDES F1 W07 Hybrid n.6
The Mercedes F1 W07 Hybrid n.6 is the dominating car of the Formula World Championship in 2016. After two years of domination the German team, tried to maintain its advantage over the opponents with a project that was based heavily on the car before the Mercedes F1 W06, the biggest differences were hidden by the engine bonnet and mainly concerned the gearbox.
Nico Rosberg driving the Mercedes F1 W07 Hybrid n.6 won the Formula 1 World Championship in 2016, for the German driver was the first and only drivers’ title. The championship was marked as in the last two years by the duel between the two Mercedes drivers, leaving only one victory to the opponents. Rosberg won nine races and set off eight times in pole position, winning the title at the last race in the Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi where he came second behind team-mate Lewis Hamilton. Mercedes won its third constructors title.
After a few days of winning the world title Rosberg announced the withdrawal from motor racing.
Mercedes F1 W07
Moulded carbon fibre & Honeycomb composite structure
Length: 5000 mm
Width: 1800 mm
Height: 950 mm
Brakes: Carbon Fibre Discs
Mercedes PU106C Hybrid Turbo 1600 cc V6 engine 90°, limited to 15,000 RPM in a mid-mounted
Electric Motor: Motor Generator Unit-Kinetic, Motor Generator Unit-Heat
Power: 750-850 CV
DriveType: Rear wheel drive
Transmission: Semi-automatic Sequential Gearbox eight Speed Forward and one reverse
Tank capacity: ? Lt
Fuel Type: Petrol
Winner Formula 1 World Champion 2016 with driver Nico Rosberg
GP winner: GP of Australia 2016, GP of Bahrain 2016, GP of China 2016, GP of Russian 2016, GP of Europe 2016, GP of Belgium 2016, GP of Italy 2016, GP of Singapore 2016, GP of Japan 2016