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Merc to test 'megaphone' exhaust

Mercedes will test a new "megaphone" type exhaust this week in Barcelona in a bid to improve the sound of Formula 1. This week Mercedes, along with their rivals, are set to take part in a two-day test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. While everyone is likely to try new parts, Mercedes have confirmed that one of theirs will be a "megaphone" type exhaust. "I'm sure everybody is looking forward to hearing what the 'megaphone' is going to be like," Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff said. "We're pretty clear - if the fans want to have more noise, and if it's making the car not only sound better but it's perceived to be in a better and more attractive...
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