Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

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ScrewCaptain27 wrote:It looks like they've abandoned the blended wishbone at the front.
Time to open the official thread?
yep they did, lol will be funny to see how many adapted their old solution for this year

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WaikeCU wrote:
Jolle wrote:
The detail already is magnificent, small slots and edges everywhere its allowed.... looks very advanced already and the season hasn't even started yet.

I think most teams already worry after seeing this development...
But such a long car, I wonder how it goes through Monaco streets...
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Best design hands down so far!

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this muscle =D> =D>

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Gridlock wrote:I don't know how far away the photographer was but logically it's probably quite a long lens, maybe even a 600, so things could look weird (like the length of the rear).
I'm unsure what you mean. The higher the focal length of a lens, the less "out of proportion" it will look. The less the focal length (e.g. a wide angle lens) the more you will have stretching towards the edges of the frame?
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See the upside, because it's so long. it's more difficult to overtake. :lol:

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That Bargeboard.....

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Lets see if Newey can top this.
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Nah, Newey does sleek and elegant Designs.
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Thunders wrote:That Bargeboard.....
This starts to remind me a lot of the 2007, 2008 side pod and bargebord vanes. And makes sense to go back to more conventional front suspension, let those bargebords do the work more effeciently, no doubt.

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Thunders wrote:That Bargeboard.....

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C5WJZUOWAAEOZVX.jpg

Bargeblade you mean?

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WaikeCU wrote:
Thunders wrote:That Bargeboard.....

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C5WJZUOWAAEOZVX.jpg

Bargeblade you mean?
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they droped the famous Aldo Costa front suspension.
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Phil wrote:
Gridlock wrote:I don't know how far away the photographer was but logically it's probably quite a long lens, maybe even a 600, so things could look weird (like the length of the rear).
I'm unsure what you mean. The higher the focal length of a lens, the less "out of proportion" it will look. The less the focal length (e.g. a wide angle lens) the more you will have stretching towards the edges of the frame?
Sorry, you're right, :oops:

OT I see they share the pre-suspension camera housings with the Renault. No stalks but hardly aero-neutral (they're not flush).
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