Gallery: 10 Awesome Turbocharged F1 Cars

By Winding Road Staff

February 12, 2014

Motorsport Retro brings us this collection of especially palatable turbocharged F1 cars from yesteryear. Forced induction seems to be infiltrating every corner of motoring these days, and for the 2014 season, even Formula One is getting in on the act. Although it remains to be seen if this change will bring a new level of intensity to F1 that we've been craving, perhaps this collection of turbocharged F1 cars will help us determine the necessary ingredients for boosted success. 

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1977 – Renault Gordini V6t – Jean-Pierre Jabouille (The first turbocharged Formula 1 car of its kind)
 
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1986 – Benetton BMW L4t – Gerhard Berger 
 
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1987 – Williams Honda V6t – Nelson Piquet (Championship winner)
 
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1988 – McLaren Honda V6t – Ayrton Senna Senna 1988 (Championship winner)
 
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1983 – Brabham BMW L4t – Nelson Piquet (First turbocharged F1 Championship winning car)
 
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1988 – McLaren Honda V6t – Alain Prost
 
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1986 – Ferrari V6t – Stefan Johansson
 
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1985 – Lotus Renault V6t – Elio De Angelis
 
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1984 McLaren TAG V6t – Niki Lauda (Championship winner)
 
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1983 – Renault Gordini V6t – Alain Prost