Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

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FW17 wrote:
bonjon1979 wrote:
FW17 wrote:Car is over 5.5 m long
How'd you work that out? I'm not doubting you, the thing looks massive. Just wondering.
A quick Photoshop scaling of the over head shot


Car is little over 8 wheels long, a wheel being 670mm

Wheelbase is 5.5 wheels long
it runs on wets today and those are 680mm

anyway

Sauber says their car is 5143mm
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SectorOne wrote:The bargeboard area is aerodynamic pornography, it looks 2 years ahead in development to anything ive seen so far.
Cokebottle is insane as well.

Red Bull, your move..
The concept is quite honestly 10 years old...

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That's more an indictment of the sport, really. I can't believe it's taken so long to advance to the present.

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waiting for the cover to be pulled off so we can close this thread and move on to the official car thread.
#AeroFrodo

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Morteza wrote:https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C5WTEePXAAENyL1.jpg

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Well what could I add here that hasn't been said, noting... its clearly the most advanced car (so far) and if the rumors of outstanding PU improvements are true than this potentially be the car to beat in 2017. I like how the front of the car toward the sidepods is super developed and how much clear space is on the floor towards the back.
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turbof1 wrote:waiting for the cover to be pulled off so we can close this thread and move on to the official car thread.
It's already on track ...!!

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