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New engines sound good - Button

McLaren Enlarge Jenson Button says fans will not be disappointed when they hear the sound of the V6 turbos for the first time. The naturally aspirated V8s used in Formula One since 2006 have been replaced this year by more efficient, turbocharged engines. The new 1.6-litre V6s will rev to 15,000rpm, 3,000rpm lower than the peaky 18,000rpm V8s, and will have a single exhaust pipe via a single turbocharger. But following the launch of the new McLaren MP4-29, Button said he thinks the new cars still sound good. "Everyone is talking about how the engine will sound compared to a V8 and it won't sound the same, of course not," he said. "From what I've heard it still sounds pretty...
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