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F1 drivers surprised by V6 torque

For those trackside, the biggest obvious change since the end of the 2013 season has been F1's new, milder engine note. For the drivers, however, the major talking point is 'torque'. The V8 engines of last year, and the radical new generation of ERS-bolstered turbo V6s, are actually producing similar overall power. But the torque of the 2014 'power unit' is significantly higher. "When I went out of the garage for the first time, I thought 'Wow!'" Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton is quoted by Germany's Sport Bild. Force India's Adrian Sutil had an even starker experience. "When I accelerated out of the corner, I was surprised," said the German, recalling his first moments...
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