Mercedes W10 Speculation Thread

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Ok.. Does anyone believe the rumours about the liquid metal suspension system? They said it is mercury based or some sort of heavy alloy used in ultra small diameter tubing. I don't believe it though.

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PlatinumZealot wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:10 pm
Ok.. Does anyone believe the rumours about the liquid metal suspension system? They said it is mercury based or some sort of heavy alloy used in ultra small diameter tubing. I don't believe it though.
Where did you read that?

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I heard that rumor a few years ago around the same time fric got banned and they were using a new tech as you explained

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Mat-tes wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 2:31 pm
On the last tease, I'm unsure where the lower piece is coming from.
The one on the right I suppose is connected to the side elements, but the lower one?
With the new shape for the bargeboard, can something funky be possible and have it somehow attached above the leading edge of the floor?

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http://i65.tinypic.com/qrx1d0.jpg

The image from motorsport was cropped, we can see more of the bottom element + see some of the top mid-wing.
Looks like the intake is going to be quite massive and not split by the crash structure.
Curious why they ended up covering the tire in camo paint as well.
Bottom one is also connected to the bargeboard and also acts as a support.
Frankly i dont see anything weird going on there.
That thick shape in the top right corner though, now that is interesting..
Supports in that area are usually as thin as they possibly can be.
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dans79 wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:31 pm
PlatinumZealot wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:10 pm
Ok.. Does anyone believe the rumours about the liquid metal suspension system? They said it is mercury based or some sort of heavy alloy used in ultra small diameter tubing. I don't believe it though.
Where did you read that?
That turned out to be hydraulically interconnected (front & rear) suspension, aka FRIC. But the mercury thing was not heard of, once a good understanding of that system came out in the media.

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These rims come as standard on every W10... 👀
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The art department have gone mad with their renders! :lol:
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Just_a_fan wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:16 pm
The art department have gone mad with their renders! :lol:
The thing is it's not even attached to a car :mrgreen:
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holeindalip wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:15 pm
I heard that rumor a few years ago around the same time fric got banned and they were using a new tech as you explained
I was going to say the same

2016 called, they want their rumor back

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Weird why they have posted such a close up picture of the rim design before even launching the car. Being a render is worse because they show more than pictures in real world lighting. Plus the camo doesn't hide anything either. Ah wellb we'll see :/
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It's got the inner holes in it so it looks like last year's wheel.
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Just_a_fan wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:48 pm
It's got the inner holes in it so it looks like last year's wheel.
I Agree, totally looks like W09's.
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Mercedes always teases with old cars every single year.

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PlatinumZealot wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:57 pm
Mercedes always teases with old cars every single year.
Those idiots on the forums need something to talk...
Never mind... :P

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Those vanes and supports coming off the sidepods aren't present on the W09. If they are can somebody highlight them?

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