Louder isn't always better. That's a fitting phrase for Formula 1 right now, after we caught a first glimpse of the new turbo revolution that looks all set to deliver a tantalising season.
We may all lament the demise of the V8s, just as we mourn how F1 used to sound with the screaming V10s and V12s, but life has to move on. Steam trains sound way cooler than today's electric models, but we just can't live in the past.
And in its latest iteration, with the 1.6-litre turbos, F1 certainly doesn't disappoint.
Get back on track. Join today for unlimited access to all Autosport news and features.
Are you an Autosport magazine subscriber? Activate your online account
Your Autosport Plus membership includes:
- Unlimited access to Autosport's news - no monthly cap.
- Read the best motorsport features, analysis and opinion.
- Explore Forix, our comprehensive motorsport stats database.
- Choose from monthly, yearly and two-yearly packages.