Aston Martin Returns To Formula One With Updated Logo

The just-revealed Formula One car is certainly not simple, however. 61 years after the brand left F1, it returns with a Mercedes-AMG-sourced engine for its racer. This engine is called the Mercedes-AMG F1 M12 E Performance, and like all others on the grid, is turbocharged and assisted by hybrid energy recovery. Aston Martin’s Cognizant Formula One car, as it’s being called, was designed and built in-house by the same 500 people who conceive, manufacture, build, and prepare Aston’s other racing cars. It’s a tenuous link, but there’s a good possibility that this kind of ground-level association with F1 could translate to better tech in Aston’s future road cars too.