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