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Crank up the volume: Sound of 40 years in F1 for Williams

2017-09-12 14:57

Rouel van Nelson

Image: Youtube

Cape Town - The unmistakable sound of Formula 1 cars is without a doubt one of the most distinguished notes of the automotive world.

V12's, V10's, V8's and V6's

Over the years, the sound of F1 cars has changed quite considerably within the numerous engine types being changed over time.

For the majority of the 90s, teams used V12 motors and were even prohibited from using turbo and supercharges for a short period of time.

From the year 2000 to 2013, constructor's used naturally aspirated V10 and V8 motors. From 2013 to present, teams are only allowed to use V6 engines but are not barred from racing with turbo or supercharged motors.

Marking their 40th year in the sport, Williams TV took to their Youtube account and posted a compilation video of the Williams engine sounds over the years.

Check out the video below:

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