Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by Eddie_Temple » Fri Feb 10, 2017 6:55 pm

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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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by bhall II » Sat Feb 11, 2017 2:48 am

What makes that advanced?

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

What are the principles involved?

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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by Jolle » Sat Feb 11, 2017 12:26 pm

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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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by popovic94 » Sun Feb 12, 2017 11:03 am

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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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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by GM7 » Sun Feb 12, 2017 8:57 pm

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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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by lio007 » Sun Feb 12, 2017 9:12 pm

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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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by MercAMGF1Fans » Mon Feb 13, 2017 9:11 am

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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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by MercAMGF1Fans » Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:34 pm

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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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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by daniellammers » Sun Feb 19, 2017 9:48 pm

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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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by AMG.Tzan » Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:26 pm

Maybe a shakedown??

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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by Jordan44 » Wed Feb 22, 2017 1:03 am

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

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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by MercAMGF1Fans » Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:02 am

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Merc just uploaded teasers

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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by Holm86 » Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:07 am

Mercedes does the best nose jobs

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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by LightningLewis » Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:16 am

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

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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by f1316 » Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:47 am

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

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