News Details

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...
Full Story »
1y ago from espnF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Raikkonen: Rule changes unlikely to change much for...

Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen is not expecting the raft of technical...
1y ago from Formula1.com

Raikkonen doubts rule changes will impact drivers

Scuderia Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen does not believe that Formula 1's new...
1y ago from F1Zone.net

Q&A with Jenson Button

Jenson Button talks hopes, changes and new team-mates... Q: What are your...
1y ago from PlanetF1.com

Jenson Button, McLaren – Q&A

Jenson Button looks ahead to the 2014 F1 season following the launch of...
1y ago from Crash.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Hayden 'realistic' ahead of new season

Nicky Hayden knows that his Drive M7 Aspar Honda team have their work...
16h ago from SuperSport.com

MotoGP: Intrigue, gossip and rumour

A little of what went on behind the scenes at Sepang
2d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Iannone leaves Sepang impressed with GP15

Andrea Iannone continues to make progress with the new Ducati GP15 and...
18h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

Nicky Hayden on who could be the next US MotoGP star

You spent much of the off-season riding dirt bikes. Following last...
9h ago from MotoGP.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Mikkelsen: I won't hide behind anyone in Mexico

Andreas Mikkelsen says he 'will not be hiding behind anyone in Mexico'...
17h ago from Crash.net

Latvala to play catch up in Mexico

Jari-Matti Latvala says he has some catching up to do after failing to...
17h ago from Crash.net

Rally Guanajuato Mexico: Fighting talk

Sebastien Ogier. Volkswagen Polo R: “The past two rallies in Mexico...
14h ago from WRC.com

M-Sport column: Back in WRC, back to form

In the latest exclusive M-Sport World Rally Team column on Crash.net for...
1d ago from Crash.net

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Thierry Henry Defends Chelsea Over Paris Metro Incident

Reports are out claiming that Arsenal legend Thierry Henry insists...
2h ago from Nastytackle.com

Ex-Gunner Edu: Why I'm NOT surprised by Alexis...

NO SURPRISES: Edu expected Sanchez's fine form [GETTY] "English...
9h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Santi Cazorla To Quit Arsenal Over Contract Policy

Reports are out claiming that Santi Cazorla could quit Arsenal over their...
1h ago from Nastytackle.com

Arsenal's Kieran Gibbs reinforces a fact many have...

Arsenal defender Kieran Gibbs has reiterated that the club is on a good...
9h ago from AllArsenal.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.