McLaren MCL35 Speculation Thread

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From what I can see in the first and third picture is that the left inlet is taller, but the right inlet is wider on the airbox. As multiple people have predicted, McLaren is really shrinking things around the Renault PU. I think they're gonna get aggressive with the sidepods.

https://twitter.com/ScarbsTech/status/1 ... 75872?s=20

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ThePapayaJaguar wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:10 pm
From what I can see in the first and third picture of the second post is that the left inlet is taller, but the right inlet is wider on the airbox. As multiple people have predicted, McLaren is really shrinking things around the Renault PU. I think they're gonna get aggressive with the sidepods.

https://twitter.com/ScarbsTech/status/1 ... 75872?s=20
For some odd reason, Twitter doesn't let me post the second post only.

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Kind of looks like the 360 cam. And there's white, again!.

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Ok, wild speculation. We know that Zak pays attention to fans. What if, in all his marketing creativity, thought "why don't we give them a Marlboro McLaren livery?" maybe with papaya instead of red, some splashes of blue for continuity and sponsor alignment... Could that be in line with BAT color schemes?

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kfrantzios wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:52 pm
Ok, wild speculation. We know that Zak pays attention to fans. What if, in all his marketing creativity, thought "why don't we give them a Marlboro McLaren livery?" maybe with papaya instead of red, some splashes of blue for continuity and sponsor alignment... Could that be in line with BAT color schemes?

Free advertising for Marlboro... Never...

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mclaren111 wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:54 pm
kfrantzios wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:52 pm
Ok, wild speculation. We know that Zak pays attention to fans. What if, in all his marketing creativity, thought "why don't we give them a Marlboro McLaren livery?" maybe with papaya instead of red, some splashes of blue for continuity and sponsor alignment... Could that be in line with BAT color schemes?

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Especially with BAT on board, I don’t see it happening.
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Wouldn't they be opening themselves up to legal challenges from Philip Morris if they implemented an obviously Marlboro-inspired livery?

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M840TR wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 2:40 pm
Kind of looks like the 360 cam. And there's white, again!.
This is not a 360-degree camera, the camera is larger in size and is located in a rectangular niche. More like some kind of mounting element.

Regarding the white color, perhaps this is camouflage.

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90feet wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:30 pm
Wouldn't they be opening themselves up to legal challenges from Philip Morris if they implemented an obviously Marlboro-inspired livery?
Not without them admitting their interests in f1 :mrgreen:

But I don't think BAT would be too impressed :lol:

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_cerber1 wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:31 pm
M840TR wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 2:40 pm
Kind of looks like the 360 cam. And there's white, again!.
This is not a 360-degree camera, the camera is larger in size and is located in a rectangular niche. More like some kind of mounting element.

Regarding the white color, perhaps this is camouflage.
Agreed, but I really can't think of any other round protrusion on the chassis.

I don't think they'll do a camo livery. That's mostly for teams with established liveries like RedBull & Merc which don't feature many revisions year on year.

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Ok sure not a Marlboro resembling livery. More like a lucky strike livery. Like the M 23 one Image


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M840TR wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 2:40 pm
Kind of looks like the 360 cam. And there's white, again!.

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EOt-7n0W4AI ... =4096x4096
it has been Rexona'd... :?
so maybe the Halo will be white? Ughhh...
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Livery could be very different but probably influenced by Bat the most because of them increasing there support for McLaren, Rexona would already fit in with the blue part of the livery design from last season. it will be interesting to see but there has been white on halo so well have to wait and see for more hints.
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Maybe just primer?

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ALO_Power wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 7:25 pm
Maybe just primer?
Yeah I agree it could be an undercoat, without being someone in the know is white the common colour for primer? Anyway I think livery will be an exciting one, having rexona and bat increasing there infulence should extend the scope for more elaborate colour scheme.

The fact Zak has said livery will be "quite special" and also quotes ""It is a kind of celebration of the history of McLaren and our colour palette" so that covers quite a wide range if your saying McLaren history.
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