According to Tobias Gruner, Auto Motor und Sport correspondent, there are signs Mercedes is one step ahead.
With the 2014 rules, the FIA is reportedly aiming to slow down the F1 cars by no more than five seconds per lap.
"Our current problems are not with the team, but in the engine area. The team has more than excellent know-how." - Dietrich Mateschitz.
A look at Renault's new F1 engine conform to the 2014 rules.
The Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team has given Formula One fans around the globe a unique insight into the future today
Formula One is on a mission to stay as loud as it can in a new, greener world.
Rumours of Honda switch can result in claer disadvantage for McLaren
A fan uses his F1 Guitar to make a prediction of the sound of the new V6 engines, as compared to the old V10s and the current V8s.