The logic behind this auto was all that much one of advancement. Its forerunner, the R24 and R24B had a bargained mechanical construction modeling by the late change of motor point. Renault chose around then that a 72° point would be a superior arrangement then 90°. The new RS25 motor is again a 72° plan however has a lower focus of gravity, and a much stiffer establishment than with the R24. Thefocus has been on advancing every subtle element to enhance firmness, lessen weight and bundle the segments firmly to give the aerodynamicists however much opportunity as could reasonably be expected.
2005 was additionally the year of new streamlined guidelines to lessen downforce. RenaultF1 allotted wind burrow assets when the regulation changes were declared last July. That choice was a danger, and cost execution toward the end of 2004 where the R24 couldn’t get on the platform in the last races. The group made huge stride forward from its beginning downforce loss of around 25%.
The auto’s real development is an all-new electronic framework coordinating the motor and suspension controllers, named Step 11. It is physically lighter, speaking to a quarter of the aggregate weight sparing in the new auto, and gets a solid point of interest terms of the extent of advancement: it permits a four times’ more noteworthy preparing power, and ten times’ more information securing limit, all of which will add to enhancements in the control frameworks.
The other new element of the auto is the ‘v bottom’ front suspension. Specialized chief Bob Bell: “as of late, we have seen two schools of thought advance in front suspension plan: the customary single bottom, with a solitary front lower wishbone, and the twin bottom, which brings a quantifiable streamlined pick up however can likewise have an auxiliary punishment exceeding the advantage. We trust the v-bottom is an extremely rich answer for this difficulty, as it consolidates the temperances of both frameworks: we have gotten a streamlined favorable position for insignificant basic punishment, while keeping up our favored mechanical setup for the front suspension.
|Configuration||RS25 72º V10|
|Location||Mid, longitudinally mounted|
|Construction||alloy block and head|
|Displacement||3,000 cc / 183.1 cu in|
|Valvetrain||4 valves / cylinder, DOHC|
|Fuel feed||Fuel Injection|
|Chassis||carbon composite monocoque|
|Front suspension||double wishbones, push-rod actuated torsion bar and damper|
|Rear suspension||double wishbones, push-rod actuated torsion bars and damper|
|Steering||rack-and-pinion, power assisted|
|Brakes||carbon discs, all-round|
|Gearbox||paddle-operated 6 speed Sequential|
|Drive||Rear wheel drive|
|Weight||605 kilo / 1,334 lbs|
|Length / Width / Height||4,800 mm (189 in) / 1,800 mm (70.9 in) / 950 mm (37.4 in)|
|Wheelbase / Track (fr/r)||3,100 mm (122 in) / 1,450 mm (57.1 in) / 1,400 mm (55.1 in)|
Renault R25 2005 Design Car Exterior Interior