Here are the sounds recorded from Honda's newly developed 1.6 liter V6 racing engine for use by McLaren in the 2015 Formula 1 Season.

"Today Honda has released a recording of its new F1 engine, which was recently fired for the first time," the Japanese automaker said in a short statement that accompanied the video. "The engine is being developed for the 2015 season where Honda will participate under a joint project with McLaren."

Check out the sounds after the jump. You'll either be wowed, or shocked. Does it sound like a blender? Or is this some bad recording at play?