2016 Ferrari SF16 H

The 2016 Ferrari SF16 H is a Formula One race car, designed and manufactured by Ferrari. It is the sixty-first single-seater car produced by the Italian constructor since 1950 and was used by the Scuderia Ferrari team during the 2016 Formula One season. The car was driven by world champion Kimi Räikkönen and four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel. The car was an evolution of the previous Ferrari SF15-T, and was powered by a 1.6-litre V6 turbocharged engine. It featured a more aerodynamic package than its predecessor, with a longer wheelbase and a revised front and rear suspension.

2016 Ferrari SF16 H

Design and Development

Design

The Ferrari SF16 H was designed by chief designer Simone Resta and his staff, and was an evolution of the Ferrari SF15-T. The car was an aerodynamically-optimised design with a longer wheelbase and a revised front and rear suspension. The car featured a new front wing, rear wing, diffuser and floor, designed to improve downforce and reduce drag.

2016 Ferrari SF16 H

Engine and Gearbox

The Ferrari SF16 H was powered by a 1.6-litre V6 turbocharged engine, which was developed in-house by Ferrari. It featured a new intake system and exhaust system, as well as revised internals. The engine was mated to an eight-speed semi-automatic gearbox, which was developed in-house by Ferrari.

2016 Ferrari SF16 H

Chassis and Suspension

The Ferrari SF16 H featured a carbon fibre monocoque chassis, which was constructed from carbon-fibre composite and was designed to be as light and rigid as possible. The car also featured a revised front and rear suspension, with double wishbones at the front and a pull rod suspension at the rear.

2016 Ferrari SF16 H

Aerodynamics

The Ferrari SF16 H featured a new aerodynamic package, which was designed to improve downforce and reduce drag. The design features a new front wing, rear wing, diffuser and floor, as well as a revised engine cover and sidepods. The car also featured a revised rear wing, which was designed to improve downforce.

2016 Ferrari SF16 H

Electronics

The Ferrari SF16 H featured a new electronic package, which was designed to improve the performance of the car. The car featured a new traction control system, designed to improve grip and stability in corners. The car also featured a new data-logging system, designed to analyse the performance of the car.

2016 Ferrari SF16 H

Safety

The Ferrari SF16 H featured a number of safety features, designed to protect the driver in the event of an accident. The car featured a reinforced monocoque chassis and an improved roll-over structure, designed to protect the driver in the event of a crash. The car also featured new safety features, such as a Halo cockpit protection system and a new Head and Neck Support (HANS) system.

2016 Ferrari SF16 H

Performance

The Ferrari SF16 H was one of the most successful cars of the 2016 season, with Kimi Räikkönen winning the Monaco Grand Prix and Sebastian Vettel winning the Malaysian Grand Prix. The car also scored the most points of any car in the 2016 season, with a total of 571 points.

2016 Ferrari SF16 H

Conclusion

The 2016 Ferrari SF16 H was a successful Formula One race car, which scored the most points of any car in the 2016 season. The car featured an aerodynamically-optimised design, with a longer wheelbase and a revised front and rear suspension. The car was powered by a 1.6-litre V6 turbocharged engine and featured a number of safety features, designed to protect the driver in the event of an accident.

2016 Ferrari SF16 H

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