Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by FrukostScones » Wed Feb 22, 2017 10:01 am

Nose reminds me of this:

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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by GTO99 » Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:08 am

That looks like projected lighting. It doesn't look like those streaks are painted on. However, I could be wrong based on closer inspection of that first pic.

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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by diego.liv » Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:19 am

It seems that's actually it. The neon is not covering the S of PETRONAS on the sidepod, the S is covering the neon

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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by Holm86 » Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:23 am

diego.liv wrote:It seems that's actually it. The neon is not covering the S of PETRONAS on the sidepod, the S is covering the neon
It could just be rendered, or maybe luminescent paint? :D That would be cool in the night races

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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by diego.liv » Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:27 am

Holm86 wrote:
diego.liv wrote:It seems that's actually it. The neon is not covering the S of PETRONAS on the sidepod, the S is covering the neon
It could just be rendered, or maybe luminescent paint? :D That would be cool in the night races
LUMINESCENT, that's the word, thanks! Coupled with a chrome livery (a la McLaren) maybe is a punch in the eyes

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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by NathanOlder » Wed Feb 22, 2017 1:22 pm

Ooooohhhh

I just thought it was lighting. But the more I look at it [-o<
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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by De Jokke » Wed Feb 22, 2017 2:33 pm

Looking at the nose pic, I get Lewis' boat comment.
Hoping for a beautiful boat then.
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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by SparkyAMG » Wed Feb 22, 2017 2:50 pm

De Jokke wrote:Looking at the nose pic, I get Lewis' boat comment.
Hoping for a beautiful boat then.
The nose looks to be pretty much exactly the same as last years...?

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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by De Jokke » Wed Feb 22, 2017 3:16 pm

Looks smaller and longer
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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by AMG.Tzan » Wed Feb 22, 2017 3:41 pm

Seems like no shark fin :D and sidepods ala McLaren...might be so tight at the rear!! :o

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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by SectorOne » Wed Feb 22, 2017 4:56 pm

If those lines are actually on the car it´s gonna look so sick around Singapore.
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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by Holm86 » Wed Feb 22, 2017 7:53 pm

Any info on what time, and where it will be launched tomorrow?

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Re: Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

Post by Jef Patat » Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:35 pm

luminescent paint has a sharp edge, the pictures show some blur