Mercedes W11 Speculation Thread

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So all the Teaser hype the last few weeks was just for the 2020 livery on the 2019 car???

Edit: I meant teasers (autocorrect fail)
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cplchanb wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:41 pm
So all the reader hype the last few weeks was just for the 2020 livery on the 2019 car???
2018 car actually, but no, the hype has been about the W11 which will first be unveiled friday, the livery launch was first announced today.

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It is W09 dressed in 2020 skirt.
Wroom wroom

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It's the W08 actually. :lol:
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De Jokke wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:43 pm
Morteza wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:36 am
Holm86 wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:29 am
Okay, seems to be a livery launch on the W10

The red will be on the airbox
You are correct.
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EQaHhhVWkAACigg.jpg:large
oh God no, that's hideous! Is that how they try to keep Lewis, by painting it a bit red.
Come on, this just doesn't match...
It's nothing to do with Hamilton- the former Sky, now Ineos cycling team also has the same dark red on their uniforms, as have a few other of their sporting projects so they are obviously (sensibly) going for some synergy in their branding. It goes with the Silver and Black, but not so much with the turquoise/aquamarine.

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jjn9128 wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:01 pm
It's the W08 actually. :lol:
Yes, think you're right :lol:

So its actually a really old lady, it's kinda like dressing your grandma up with some lipstick for valentines :lol:

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Holm86 wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:08 pm
jjn9128 wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:01 pm
It's the W08 actually. :lol:
Yes, think you're right :lol:

So its actually a really old lady, it's kinda like dressing your grandma up with some lipstick for valentines :lol:
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Holm86 wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:08 pm
So its actually a really old lady, it's kinda like dressing your grandma up with some lipstick for valentines :lol:
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Could the front wing on display be the actual one for W11? I do not remember the one in W10 having that sudden elevation towards the end of the front endplate, it was more gradual. Maybe I'm wrong...

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The livery is essentially identical, the only real change is the petronas green stripes which apparently aren't airbrushed anymore, or at least are solid in colour without the fade...

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RZS10 wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 3:05 pm
The livery is essentially identical, the only real change is the petronas green stripes which apparently aren't airbrushed anymore, or at least are solid in colour without the fade...
Maybe they just didn't go really into details with the airbrush, if it was only to show the new sponsor

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TheFluffy wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:53 pm
Could the front wing on display be the actual one for W11? I do not remember the one in W10 having that sudden elevation towards the end of the front endplate, it was more gradual. Maybe I'm wrong...
It's a show car - it probably travels the world purporting to be the 2019 car (the autosport show or sponsor events) and will continue to do so as the 2020 car. The front wing is not a "real" front wing. It might not even be carbon, could be high density foam or fibreglass.
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I'm actually okay with the burgundy, the ugliness are those ugly solid black and turquoise stripes!
Just plain butt ugly! They will take a few race wins to grow on me.
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Yep those stripes look low quality.. hopefully they will airbrush them on the final car..