On the surface, this year’s MP4-29 chassis was a logical evolution of last year’s car.
05 - McLaren MercedesHowever, the new-for-2014 powertrain regulations – which saw the end of the 2.4-litre, naturally aspirated V8 era, which began in 2006, and the introduction of all-new 1.6-litre turbo V6 with sophisticated energy recovery systems – meant a thorough overhaul of the design.