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Arrows A18 Technical Specifications

ARROWS YAMAHA A18 Technical Data

Chassis Arrows manufactured carbon Monocoque

Suspension Pushrod operated 6 damper system with Dynamic dampers

Steering Arrows

Cooling system Secan oil and water radiators

Transmission Arrows 6-speed seml-automatic, in-line configuration

Clutch. A.P. Racing (carbon)

Brakes Brembo Al-Be composite calipers, Carbon Industrie discs & pads.

Wheels BBS one piece 13X12 front, 13X13.7 rear

Tyres Bridgestone

Cockpit instrumentation Arrows data display

Seat belts Sabelt

Steering wheel Personal

Extinguisher system S.P.A extinguishant/Arrows integral shaped container

Paint system Glasurit

Front Track 1.650mm

Rear Track 1.600mm

Wheelbase 3. 0 metres

Weight 600kg includiing driver and camera

Overall car length 4.7 metres



Cylinder Format V10 (72 degree)

Capacity 2996cc

Valve mechanism DOHC. direct lifter type, cam gear drive

Fuel injection Zytek

Ignition Magneti Marelli

Dry weight less than 105Kg

Dimensions Overall length 575 mm

Overall width 499 mm

Overall height 373 mm

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