Why did the 1986 Benetton-BMW, even with insane 1400 hp, reach "only" 352 kph on the Monza straight, and a modern F1 can reach over 380?
- mindcrime828Lv 74 months agoFavorite Answer
HP is not the only factor in determining speed. As technology in F1 has advanced, so has the ability to transfer more of that engine hp to the rear wheels, reduce aerodynamic drag, and increase traction in the corners so the cars is already carrying more speed coming out of turn onto the Monza straight and can accelerate faster resulting in the faster trap speeds even with a car with less hp.
- DdLv 63 months ago
it's to do with gearing Ze, have great luck with everything please,
- RichardLv 73 months ago
It must have been very draggy and not good through the air
- DIEGO.Lv 74 months ago