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Quiet appreciation for new Formula One engines

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Sebastian Vettel bluntly swore when asked about the new sound of Formula One but a more measured response elsewhere at the Malaysian Grand Prix suggests it is not all bleak for the sport's quiet, hybrid engines. 

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain (C) leads on the first corner, at the start of the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix, at the Sepang circuit near Kuala Lumpur, on March 30, 2014

The engineering marvels that are propelling F1 cars faster than before, but at a fraction of the noise and with less fuel, have not been widely welcomed in a world that revels in the roar of machinery.

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