Mercedes W09 Speculation Thread

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Re: Mercedes W09 Speculation Thread

Post by Javert » Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:22 pm

From Italian newspaper

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Re: Mercedes W09 Speculation Thread

Post by digitalrurouni » Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:26 pm

My eyes hurt from the appearance of the halo and also that Italian newspaper is surprisingly detailed with their rendering down to the dimensions! :shock:

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Re: Mercedes W09 Speculation Thread

Post by Sierra117 » Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:00 pm

digitalrurouni wrote:
Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:26 pm
My eyes hurt from the appearance of the halo and also that Italian newspaper is surprisingly detailed with their rendering down to the dimensions! :shock:
Well from the side view it doesn't look so bad. Following the downward angle of the side pods helps that. Now all that's left is working on a carbon fibre composite that is transparent 😂😂

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Re: Mercedes W09 Speculation Thread

Post by PlatinumZealot » Sat Jan 06, 2018 5:12 pm

digitalrurouni wrote:
Wed Jan 03, 2018 5:26 pm
My eyes hurt from the appearance of the halo and also that Italian newspaper is surprisingly detailed with their rendering down to the dimensions! :shock:
It is drawn by Mr. Piola, who loves these sorts of dimmensional details.
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Re: Mercedes W09 Speculation Thread

Post by Morteza » Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:07 pm



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Re: Mercedes W09 Speculation Thread

Post by Just_a_fan » Thu Jan 18, 2018 6:33 pm

I'm interested to see whether the nose cape is brought forward. If it isn't that might suggest it was an in-season fix. Having said that, it was developed during the season so maybe it will evolve further on to the new car. Also, will Mercedes persist with their multitude of VGs on the barge boards and turning vanes?

The Mercedes has the scope for the biggest change, I feel. They may end up with a new aero philosophy if they have sorted their rake/length conundrum.
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