F1's 2014 turbo engines explained

F1's 2014 turbo engines explained

The move to 'eco-friendly' turbocharged V6s is the centrepiece of Formula 1's massive 2014 technical overhaul. CRAIG SCARBOROUGH has the in-depth lowdown on the new engine era

This year is a watershed for Formula 1 technology. Every area of the car is affected by the new regulations, none more so than the engine.

As much as engines have changed over recent decades, never have the rules demanded such huge alterations in one sweep. The FIA's desire for fuel-efficient, but powerful, engines has been met with a move to 1.6-litre turbocharged power.

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