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F1: Hear the sound of the new Mercedes V6 F1 Power Unit

Mercedes AMG Formula 1 has release this video that gives fans the first taste of how the new 2014 Power Units will sound out on track.

The audio recording of the turbocharged V6 unit was conducted using a development engine at Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains (HPP) in Brixworth, UK.

This simulated lap of the Monza circuit was then synchronised to a lap of the circuit at the team's Driver-in-the-Loop simulator at team HQ in Brackley, UK.

The result is the most accurate impression so far of how the new Power Units will sound in 2014, with a maximum rev limit of 15,000 rpm and a single turbocharger spinning at speeds of up to 125,000 rpm.

Note from the editor: Keep in mind that this is the sound of the engine from inside the car, not from track side.