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Honda making ‘steady progress’ with new V6 engine



mp4-4_powered_by_hondaIn 2015 F1 another strong power unit will enter the Formula 1 with existing well performing fighters. The Japanese manufacturer Honda is preparing a comeback as an engine supplier for 2015 season, having reignited its corporation with McLaren.

Freshly Honda says it is making “steady progress” with the development of its new turbocharged V6 engine unit.

“For the FIA Formula One World Championship, which Honda will rejoin in the 2015 season, the company is making steady progress in developing the power unit,” explained a Honda statement.

“In January 2014 Honda moved its motor sports development base from the Automobile R&D Center of Honda R&D Co., Ltd. (at Haga-machi, Haga-gun in Tochigi Prefecture) to a newly situated area in its facility in Sakura City (also in Tochigi), in a move to further strengthen its development organization for F1 and other races.

“At Honda’s European base for F1 activity in Milton Keynes, U.K., installation of the dynamo and assembly facilities will be completed in June 2014 to further reinforce the already solid setup in preparation for racing.”

Presently Ferrari, Mercedes and Renault are the three engine makers supplying teams this season.


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