ⓘ Category:1996 Formula One season cars

Williams FW18

The Williams-Renault FW18 is a Formula One car designed by Patrick Head and Adrian Newey for the Williams F1 team for the 1996 Formula One season. Powered by a 3.0 litre Renault V10 engine, the FW18 drew heavily on the 1995 Williams car, the FW17, but featured new driver protection as regulated by the FIA for the new season. The drivers sat lower in the cockpit, which lowered the cars centre of gravity, thus aiding the handling of the car. Neweys aerodynamics of the car are well ahead of the Benetton B196s Gerhard Berger and Jean Alesi and F310s that "Ferrari" Michael Schumacher and Eddie ...