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When hybrids first came onto the scene, they were viewed as something exclusive to those with a lot of spare cash, due to small production numbers and the general ‘newness’ of the technology.
Now though, there’s a hybrid vehicle on every street corner, with some municipalities and governments even adopting the technology on a grander scale to promote more environmentally-friendly public transport. Even Formula 1 uses hybrid technology now.
The small 1.6L V6 engines were featured as supporting technology for the Formula 1 2014 season.
Kicking off the hybrid era of Formula 1, the switch to smaller and more efficient engines signaled a changing tide in the world’s most lucrative racing sport. With such gargantuan power-to-weight ratios, it was hard to fathom just how