The 10 worst engines in Formula 1 history!

#3 Porsche V12 3.5, V 12 3.5L (4 GP, 0 points, 0 podiums)

An imposture. Yes, that pretty much sums up the infamous Porsche V12 that briefly powered the Arrows’, sorry Footwork’s – in 1991. The British team and its drivers Michele Alboreto and Alex Caffi had high hopes with the return of the Stuttgart-based constructor to Formula 1. Their struggle was as painful as their disappointment. The German engine created from two ancestral V6s from the previous decade, was heavy and asthmatic. In the Peraltada corner in Mexico, four of them broke in practice! It was too much for Jackie Oliver’s men who switched to Cosworth for the remainder of the season.