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F1 to press ahead with plans to increase engine noise

Formula One will move to settle the debate over the current volume of the 2014 V6 turbo power at the post-British Grand Prix test, with a new twin style exhaust set to be trialled. Mercedes made an initial attempt to amplify the volume of the 2014 power units at the post-Spanish Grand Prix test, fitting an extended ‘megaphone’ style exhaust in an effort which was deemed to have been a failure. However, following further investigations by a group of FIA employed acoustic engineers working alongside Ferrari, a new alternative proposal has been raised to increase the current engine volume, with a prototype twin style exhaust, which contains ‘megaphone’ elements expected to be ready to...
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