McLaren MCL32 Honda

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This the official car topic about the 2017 Mclaren contender, the MCL32. 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 24th.
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Car is launched!
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These FW Pylons :shock: :shock:

That RW Endplate....
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Thunders wrote:These FW Pylons :shock: :shock:
The rear endplates as well! That is one radical car.
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Very advanced RW endplates

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FW pylons and the rear wing enfplate detail =D>

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How tiny is that engine intake :o

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Friendly reminder that livery talk belongs in the team thread. Any posts about that in here will be removed.
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The infamous Slot Gaps in at the Front Wing seem to be much smaller too.
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Can't say I like it, can't say i dislike it. Still size zero. Look at the amount of free space around the sidepods.
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Nice

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I think they were covering up the diffuser?
Also, no "t-wing", I guess they may try it in testing or decided that it wasn't something they needed or fits their philosophy.
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The Floor is completely Basic. Diffusor covered up. Much to come i guess.
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