26 May 2014 10:00 | By Andrew Brady, Ed Soluk
The F1 tech in your car

The latest F1 season may be underway, but what does it mean for road cars?



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The 2014 Formula One calendar kicked off in March, and it's turning out to be an interesting season, with a host of new rules and regulations meaning the cars will be completely different to any Formula One cars we’ve seen before, from eight-speed fixed-ratio gearboxes to narrower front wings. It might be a while before we see the latter on everyday road cars, but that’s not to say Formula One tech hasn’t already started to filter down...

Please click the image above to read more about the Formula One technology you can find in your road car

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