1992 Benetton B192

The Benetton B192 is the car that made World Champion Formula One racing driver, Michael Schumacher one of the names that racing fans would remember for years to come.

Notable performances by the B192 include the 1992 Spanish Grand Prix, memorable for Schumacher’s perseverance and skilful handling of the car in securing 2nd position behind Nigel Mansell, despite rainy conditions.

Throughout the season, the B192 gave Schumacher his first Formula One win. It gave him and teammate, Martin Brundle, the distinction of topping many podiums. It ultimately paved his way for many successes for designers Ross Brawn and Rory Byrne.

Specs

  • Brakes Disc
  • Chassis Carbon-fibre Monocoque
  • Constructor Benetton
  • Debut 1992 Spanish Grand Prix
  • Displacement 3,498 cc | 213 cu in. | 3.5 L
  • Drive Type 2WD, LHD
  • Engine Configuration Ford-Cosworth HBA5/HBA7 75° V8
  • Engine Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
  • Front Suspension Double wishbones, pushrod
  • Power 615 Hp @ 11500 min-1
  • Production 1992 only
  • Rear Suspension Double wishbones, pushrod
  • Transmission transverse 6-speed manual
  • Weight 505 kg
  • Wheel Base 2,570 mm