Mercedes AMG F1 W08 EQ Power +

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This the official car topic about the 2017 Mercedes contender, AMG F1 W08 EQ Power + (yes, that's the actual name given by Mercedes. Don't blame me). This thread will handle more stringent rules:

-Absolutely no livery talk in the car topic. Liveries are by nature topics assigned to the team thread, and should be discussed there. Posts about liveries in the car thread will be removed. Livery, sponsoring and any other none-performance hardware features of the car go to the team thread.

-Discussion about the car's hardware only. No discussion about the laptimes (should be discussed in the testing or race threads; test thread is here: http://www.f1technical.net/forum/viewto ... =1&t=25963). No speculation or rumors towards future features of the car; no speculation about the competitive performance (car beats car B but car C, etc.). Such discussions will be removed as well.

-Discussion about the Power Unit should belong in its respective PU topic. How the car's chassis and bodywork is adapted to it remains in the car thread, but pure features of the PU don't go there. Since this is quite a grey area, we will not remove transgressions on that front, but will move them when appropiate.

That might sound strict and is infact so, but this is done to safeguard the topic quality. A fair warning that we will be extremely strict this year! If you don't find anything worthwhile to post, please resist the urge and do not post. There is nothing wrong with that and is infact the better option when there's nothing new.

Topic will be opened once the car has been officially launched, which is February the 23th.
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Car is launched!
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Tire Squirt Slots, Sidepod Turning Vanes, Bargeboard (Bargeassembly?), Batwing, Front Suspension…. There are some really cool Features on thar Car already. Also it looks quite long.
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That 360 video just sucks. Nice for 5 seconds. But then... quality is low and everything is out of proportion.

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Its name is "Mercedes AMG F1 W08 EQ Power +" :?:
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Morteza wrote:Its name is "Mercedes AMG F1 W08 EQ Power +" :?:
Oh interesting! Title edited.
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Very developed barge boards as expected.
Regular lower wishbones for the front suspension.
The exhaust cooling is similar to what Mclaren used a few years ago.
Front wing retains the large 'tunnel'.
The sidepods have a nice undercut.
Big sweeping wings on the front chassis before the sidepods.
Small sidepod openings.
The outer edges of the diffuser have a similar profile to the outer edges of the front wing, to spread/expand the flow outward.

They opened up a lot of area by the floor to allow flow around the pods and to the rear.
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Morteza wrote:Its name is "Mercedes AMG F1 W08 EQ Power +" :?:
I'm calling it WAldoCosta.

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Leading edge of the floor curled up and fins there?

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Couldn't they provide VR so we could take a closer look?

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i think the name should stick to w08 an not w08 eq power+

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Morteza wrote:Its name is "Mercedes AMG F1 W08 EQ Power +" :?:
Thats the name they answered me on twitter
F1 W08 EQ Power+

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haza wrote:i think the name should stick to w08 an not w08 eq power+
We've always stuck to the official name. It sounds quite over the top, I agree, but Mercedes decides about the name, not us.
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It looks like the center section of the diffuser dips down a bit instead of the entire top being flat.
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