Fast For­ward

Come 2014, F1 reg­u­la­tions will change. Alook at what’s in store for your favourite speed devils.

India Today - - GRAND PRIX SPECIAL -

En­gine The 2.4-litre nor­mally-as­pi­rated V8 en­gines, pro­duc­ing more than 750 bhp, will be re­placed by 1.6-litre V6 tur­bos that pro­duce around 600 bhp at a max­i­mum 15,000 rpm—mak­ing up with power from the new ERS. En­ergy Re­cov­ery Sys­tems (ERS) To go green, a large part of a car’s power (about 160 bhp) will come from ERS. They

SO will gen­er­ate en­ergy from brak­ing, as well as

UT waste heat from the tur­bocharger, for ex­tra power. H

ZO Fuel Fuel use lim­ited to 100 kg per team per race. NE Ex­haust Sin­gle ex­haust tailpipe to re­place two. Oth­ers Gear­boxes to have eight for­ward ra­tios, not seven. Nose height down from 550 mm to 185 mm. Front wings down from 1,800 mm to 1,650 mm.

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