Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

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AMG.Tzan wrote:Wow i love this kind of aero developments...complex but still slick and beautiful...nothing like Force India's mess!! But i am curious to why did all teams launched such well-developed cars?? I mean i remeber cars testing without even bargeboards or sidepod flow conditioners...this year they've gone all out! Maybe because of the late february launch they had all the time to fully develop their aero! But the question here is: why go this extend and show everything to your rivals??
I guess the late lauch, little time for testing, and them having to ship the cars to AUS pretty soon after that combined, But those bargebords and their whiskers will take a while to decipher for others anyway, I'd think!

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https://twitter.com/OfficialMinis/statu ... 2635848704

look at this extension behind the bargeboard

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I'm just glad we don't have an ugly halo or canopy this year

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Very developed aero bits there.....

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haza wrote:https://twitter.com/OfficialMinis/statu ... 2635848704

look at this extension behind the bargeboard
to generate a vortex in a specific place?

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haven't seen anything like it before

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Thunders wrote:So the official Car Thread could need an unlock. :!:
We will wait for the official reveal moment Mercedes dedicated, which is within half a hour. Of course it can be reasoned this is part of it, but I'd like some studio pictures as well.
#AeroFrodo

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"A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool."~William Shakespeare

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Not much rake employed, they are still not following anybody else down that route
Sent from my Commodore PET in 1978

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Image
turbof1 wrote: YOU SHALL NOT......STALLLLL!!!
#aerogollum

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more developed version

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McLaren style s-duct

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so Ferrari should also be able to fill the boxes like Merc... would not be the too short wheelbase.. :lol:
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"A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool."~William Shakespeare

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WaikeCU wrote:
That mirror vane is C-shaped.

Everything is just more advanced than ever... :shock:

It's just like an anime monster that evolved and starts to show its tentacles...
Co designer Michael Bay :-)