Mercedes W10 Speculation Thread

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Almost identical packaging to previous models, long intercoolers to the side and plenty of free real estate on the top.

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And intake plenum design has barely changed since 2015.

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dans79 wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:44 pm
LM10 wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:18 pm
Still no first engine fire up or did I miss it?
Nothing yet, they are being very quiet this year, much like they were before 2014.
they do it a week before launch. So we can expect video this week.

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M840TR wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:17 pm
Almost identical packaging to previous models, long intercoolers to the side and plenty of free real estate on the top.
How do you know?

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No, just that when things are a lot more variable and up in the air, they are more reserved. for example before 2014 they released to really short videos that basically gave nothing way. before 2015 they had an entire series of videos entitled "Road to 2015"
LM10 wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:06 pm
dans79 wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:44 pm
LM10 wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:18 pm
Still no first engine fire up or did I miss it?
Nothing yet, they are being very quiet this year, much like they were before 2014.
So, you draw parallels? :)
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LM10 wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:12 pm
M840TR wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:17 pm
Almost identical packaging to previous models, long intercoolers to the side and plenty of free real estate on the top.
How do you know?
It's in the photo. The plenum is very clear, so are the heads and you can make the large intercoolers by focusing a bit on the side.

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Kinda looks like as if the radiator is curved upwards.
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MtthsMlw wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:49 pm
Kinda looks like as if the radiator is curved upwards.]
Don't think so. It just gets smaller/curves inwards at the bottom as the sidepods get smaller.

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Ha, for all we know it's a bunch of random shots assembled into a composite and then blured withing an inch of its life.
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Looks like Merc will be running with a camo testing livery this year.

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https://twitter.com/MercedesAMGF1/statu ... 7241726977

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They've used this camo on a future road car before.
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Why cover it in camo and then show a hi-res photo which shows plenty of detail?
Turbo says "Dumpster sounds so much more classy. It's the diamond of the cesspools." oh, and "The Dutch fans are drunk. Maybe"

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quite sure that it's a render and probably not even the actual design

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zibby43 wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 7:15 pm
Looks like Merc will be running with a camo testing livery this year.

Front wing shot:

https://twitter.com/MercedesAMGF1/statu ... 7241726977
Wow, so simple wing.
Wroom wroom

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That what the new rules require!
F1Krof wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:43 pm
zibby43 wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 7:15 pm
Looks like Merc will be running with a camo testing livery this year.

Front wing shot:

https://twitter.com/MercedesAMGF1/statu ... 7241726977
Wow, so simple wing.
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