Renault Sport

Formula 1

Mecachrome Motorsport currently provides machining, assembly and dyno testing support for Renault Sport Racing’s 1.6-litre direct-injected V6 turbocharged hybrid engine it uses in Formula 1. Alongside this, Mecachrome Motorsport delivers these engines to the Renault Sport Formula One team, and Renault-powered customers McLaren and Red Bull Racing.

Mecachrome Motorsport Subcontract Work - Renault Sport - Formula 1 - Renault RE.18

Technical specifications

Configuration90 degree V6, turbocharged
Maximum revs15,000 rpm
Maximum powerMore than 950 bhp
FuelDirect fuel injection
Number of Valves24 (4 per Cylinder)
Pressure ChargingSingle Turbocharger, unlimited boost pressure (typical 5 bar abs)