USM 15

While the team saw a huge success from 2014, Formula Student was now governed by new aerodynamics rules. Fueled by the title of top team in the UK, USM15 was a very competive car attracting the attention of major sponsors such as Castrol.

USM15 had a braking issue in the Endurance Event at FSUK but finished a very strong 12th Place at FSG.

Vital Stats:

  • Length:-2488 mm

  • Width:-1413 mm

  • Height:-1106 (Main Roll Hoop) mm

  • Wheelbase: -1535 mm

  • Track Front/Rear: -1200mm/1180mm

  • Weight – no driver: -178 kg

  • Weight – distribution including driver: -50/50

  • Suspension: -Unequal length A-Arms. Front pull rod/rear push rod actuated spring

  • Damper units: Cane Creek Double Barrel

  • Front and Rear Adjustable Torsional Anti-roll Bars

  • Tyres: -Hoosier LC0 6.0/18-10″

  • Wheels: -DWT Alumilite Sport Blue Label

  • Brakes: -Fully-floating cast iron rotors, Ø184mm, drilled, ISR 22-048/Wilwood PS-1 front/rear calipers with brake bias adjustment

  • Chassis construction: -One piece TIG welded tubular mild steel spaceframe

  • Engine: –2006 / Suzuki LT-R450K6

  • Bore: -95.5 mm

  • Stroke: -62.8 mm

  • Displacement: 450 CC

  • Fuel Type: -99 RON Unleaded

  • Fuel System: -Indirect fuel injection with custom fuel and ignition timing map by DTA Swin ECU

  • Max Power: -45 BHP @ 7,500rpm

  • Max Torque: -46Nm @  6,000rpm

  • Rev Limit: 10,500 RPM

  • Transmission: -Single 525 Chain with 5 Speed transmission

  • Differential: -Drexler Limited Slip Differential

  • Final Drive: -2.8:1