Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

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For me, the W07's undernose turning vanes, bat wing, and W-Floor is one of the most advanced aero systems I've seen to date.

But none of that would be possible without their unique nose so for as simple as it looks I believe Merc's secret is hiding in plain sight.
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What makes that advanced?

C'mon, guys. Show some roon, and think about it.

What are the principles involved?

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Eddie_Temple wrote:For me, the W07's undernose turning vanes, bat wing, and W-Floor is one of the most advanced aero systems I've seen to date.

But none of that would be possible without their unique nose so for as simple as it looks I believe Merc's secret is hiding in plain sight.
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I found this on facebook, If they be half as good looking as this is then it will be one sexy season.
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The floor look different, and fiew aero element too, but i'm not sure the red part is ok with the new regulation...So i don't think this is the true 2017 car. What's your opinion ?

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GM7 wrote:The floor look different, and fiew aero element too, but i'm not sure the red part is ok with the new regulation...So i don't think this is the true 2017 car. What's your opinion ?

http://www.zupimages.net/up/17/06/lrth.png
AFAIR the T-tray gets shorter than pre-2017.

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popovic94 wrote:https://scontent.fbeg2-1.fna.fbcdn.net/ ... e=594102D2

I found this on facebook, If they be half as good looking as this is then it will be one sexy season.
thanks.. I did that.. yeah.. I messed up the t-tray.. instead of reducing it, I did the opposite ... will do it again

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did this as accurately as I could using the codemasters model from F1 2016..
12.5° isn't that big of a sweepback

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MercAMGF1Fans wrote:http://i.imgur.com/StLe1xC.jpg
did this as accurately as I could using the codemasters model from F1 2016..
12.5° isn't that big of a sweepback
Well, it maybe isn't much, but my eyes do actually love it.
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"The only rule is there are no rules" - Aristotle Onassis

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The shakedown is Thursday. They always setup at Silverstone (garage electronics mostly) 2 days before.

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Merc just uploaded teasers

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Mercedes does the best nose jobs

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If that's the livery, then it certainly looks flowing ;) I quite like it. Looks refreshing.

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+a few more in the hope others can make out more than me!

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