But could it happen? Where do they need to improve? And just how far off the pace were McLaren in 2015?
Honda have cooled reports they are set to deliver a ‘huge horsepower boost’ for McLaren in 2016.
The story originated from Spanish tabloid newspaper AS, who reported on Sunday that Honda had found 223 extra horsepower over the winter.
According to the publication, the team are targeting fifth place on the grid for the season-opening Australian GP.