Williams FW16

The Williams FW16 is a Formula 1 racing team Williams, which was used in the 1994 World Cup season. Developed by Patrick Head and Adrian Newey car was driven by Damon Hill, Ayrton Senna, David Coulthard and Nigel Mansell won seven of 16 races and took six pole positions. The team took first place in the Constructors' World Championship. Senna crashed at the third race of the season at Imola fatal.

Was driven the FW16 of a V10 Renault engine with 67 ° cylinder angle and the type designation RS6. During the season, the somewhat lighter and higher rotating version came RS6b. The longitudinally mounted mid-engine sucker had 3500 cc displacement and performed at 14300-14500 min-1 up to 790 hp. The transmission took over a transverse mounted, semi- automatic 6 -speed transmission of Williams. The monocoque made ​​of CFRP was carried out in sandwich honeycomb core construction.

The FW16 was the first Williams without the forbidden by a rule change active suspension since FW11 from 1985. Starting the Grand Prix of Germany the version came FW16B with a longer wheelbase, revised front and rear wings and revised sidepods used.