Vettel laments the end of the loud V8 F1 engine era 7 September, 2013 Renault F1 V6 turbo engine World champion Sebastian Vettel is lamenting Formula 1′s move away from the current V8 engine format to V6 turbo engines next year.
Asked by Switzerland's 20min.ch to explain his disappointment, the Red Bull driver said: 'I think Formula 1 needs to be loud.
'It has to make a lot of noise and have a lot of power. Next year in peak power maybe we will have even more than today, but it will be lacking two cylinders,' Vettel rued.
Another possibility is that Vettel, who has won every drivers' title since 2010, is worried the engine shake-up could topple Red Bull's place at the top of the...
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