McLaren MCL34

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nice angle looking towards the sidepods.
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Brightened it up a bit. Interesting details
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There is an inlet at the side of the "nose" that I don't think was there last year.

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GoranF1 wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:51 pm
Please refere to boomerang wing as its called; the Monkey bench. 😀
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:wink: :mrgreen:

edit: added smiley to make sure it doesn't fall the wrong way
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DiogoBrand wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:02 pm
There is an inlet at the side of the "nose" that I don't think was there last year.
No it wasn't. I saw it in the renders and thought of it. I think they vent behind the nose.

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The actual photos from the launch indicate a nose solution much more in line with Mercedes than the digital renders? (Which looked more like last years nose)

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godlameroso wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:53 pm
GhostF1 wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:42 pm
godlameroso wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:32 pm
This is a well designed car. Bargeboards are 5 steps beyond what we've seen from them thus far. Good use of all the surface area available.

http://i.imgur.com/btzYYfw.jpg
If only bargeboard design was all it took. Last year their evolution in this area was basically non existent. So seeing a design with a rethought element isn't a particular stretch on a new car.
If you paid attention last year, they did a lot of testing in that area. The bargeboards are so incredibly important for sealing the diffuser, that yes they will make or break a team. But I digress, we shall see in testing, I think this is head and shoulders above last year.
Not once did I say they were not important, obviously they are, these aren't radically different from last years launch, that wavy moustache element that joined to the body just in front of the cockpit that was added mid last year has morphed into a monkey bench onto largely last year's design. 5 steps forward as you said is a bit of a reach.

I did pay attention. I paid a painful amount of attention at the lack of development which they claim was because all resources were diverted to this years car, the result? This car, where people are highlighting the front wing curve and shark fin. I believe we have to keep expectations controlled here. The car had been shown not even 10 seconds ago when you claimed "it is an extremely well engineered car".
As for the person who said "look at their Innovative shark fin" ...
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Manoah2u wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:04 pm
GoranF1 wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:51 pm
Please refere to boomerang wing as its called; the Monkey bench. 😀
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godlameroso wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:36 pm
FW17 wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:32 pm
:?:

Is that floor extension below the barge boards legal
What extension? T tray device you mean?
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Interesting pseudo beam wing.

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kfrantzios wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:01 pm
https://i.postimg.cc/28DgBQ5W/Dz-Xa1-L6-Xg-AAy3u-W.jpg

Brightened it up a bit. Interesting details
The wisker/boomerang/upper bargeboard deck, whatever reminds me of the front wing of the gen 1 FE car.

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a lot of nice free space between upper and lower suspension arms for nice clean airflow
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This back end looks quite neat, a clear evolution from last year
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GoranF1 wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:06 pm
Manoah2u wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:04 pm
GoranF1 wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:51 pm
Please refere to boomerang wing as its called; the Monkey bench. 😀
http://www.quickmeme.com/img/0d/0d5acab ... 55e600.jpg
About last month or so your comments are like you have sit on a hedgehog!
I hope health is good?
well, to be honest, i meant it as nothing more than a joke - apologies if it came across any other way. :wink:
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godlameroso wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:08 pm
kfrantzios wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:01 pm
https://i.postimg.cc/28DgBQ5W/Dz-Xa1-L6-Xg-AAy3u-W.jpg

Brightened it up a bit. Interesting details
The wisker/boomerang/upper bargeboard deck, whatever reminds me of the front wing of the gen 1 FE car.

https://autoweek.com/sites/default/file ... 3053_0.jpg
It reminds me of a moustache.