V8 Supercar Technical Specifications

Under the ‘Car of the Future’ rulebook all Supercars run the same set of technical specifications. The information below shows the category’s requirements.

V8 Supercar (Car of the Future) Technical Specifications

Vehicle4-door commonly available sedan: Ford Falcon FG / Holden ZB Commodore / Nissan Altima
Chassis and RollcageControl design from Pace Innovations, chrome-moly construction
EngineNaturally aspirated, fuel injected 5.0-Litre V8 engine - all engines use blocks native to the manufacturer - Ford | Holden | Nissan
PowerApproximately 645bhp (480kW) running a 10:1 compression ratio and 7,500 rpm rev limit
Top SpeedApproximately 300 kph (186 mph)
0-100kph (60mph)Approximately 3.4 seconds
Engine ManagementSupercars-mandated Control MoTeC integrated electronic system
TransmissionControl Albins rear-mounted ST6 6-speed sequential Transaxle with integrated spool differential
ClutchTriple plate carbon 7 1/4 inch
SuspensionFront: Open to teams to create bespoke double-wishbone suspension geometry with adjustable damper and cockpit adjustable front anti-roll bar
Rear: Control Independent rear suspension as defined by Supercars with adjustable damper and cockpit adjustable rear anti-roll bar
BrakesFront: Control AP Racing 6-Piston Caliper, 395 mm ventilated front disc brakes
Rear: Control AP Racing 4-Piston Caliper 355 mm ventilated rear disc brakes
AxlesControl parts from Race Products
WheelsControl Rimstock 18" x 11" forged aluminium
TyresControl Dunlop Sport Maxx 290/675X18 Supercars tyre – Soft and Super Soft compound; grooved Dunlop 18" Supercars wet tyre
Fuel Capacity112 litres
FuelShell E85 Race Blend (85% ethanol, 15% petrol blend)
Fuel CellControl part from Premier Fuel Systems
SteeringControl Collapsible Steering column from Woodward
Fire Extinguishing SystemControl Lifeline Fire Extinguisher
Minimum Vehicle and Driver Weight1410kg