News Details

'It feels like the most powerful engine I've driven' - Button

Getty Images Enlarge Jenson Button says the latest generation of Formula One engines feel more powerful than any of the ones he has driven before even though headline bhp figures have not increased. The new V6 turbos produce much more torque at lower revs than the previous naturally aspirated V8s and V10s Button has driven in the past, while the headline bhp figure of the engine and Energy Recovery System (ERS) remains similar to last year's V8s. After his first day behind the wheel of the McLaren, he said the acceleration out of slow corners makes the MP4-29 feel more powerful than the cars he has driven before. "The power of the engine is nice," Button said. "It's very...
Full Story »
9mo ago from espnF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

McLaren presents its 2014 F1 challenger

– McLaren has become the first team to officially present its car...
9mo ago from GPUpdate.net

McLaren MP4-29 - technical specifications

The complete technical lowdown on the new McLaren MP4-29, which will be...
9mo ago from Crash.net

Jerez Day 2: Button fastest as Mercedes powered teams...

Jerez Day 2: Button fastest as Mercedes powered teams have upper hand 29...
9mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Button encouraged by promising start

McLaren Mercedes Jenson Button says that there was nothing unsettling...
9mo ago from F1Zone.net

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.