AlphaTauri 2020 Car Speculation Thread

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This is the speculation Thread about the 2020 AlphaTauri (former Toro Rosso) F1 Contender. Rumors, articles, ideas and fantasies about the car can be posted here. Once the car gets officially launched, this thread will be closed and discussion continues in the official Thread.
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Expecting the RB15 in a different livery if i'm completely honest...

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Yes, pretty much confirmed by a Team member:
https://twitter.com/lee_rbw/status/1204 ... 99840?s=19

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Probably APT15 (Alpha Tauri doesn't want to use ATR to avoid ATR naming being sued by French aircraft manufacturer ATR S.A.)

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Predicted Alpha Tauri APT15 livery

Your opinions?

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The new car will be unveiled on the evening of Friday, February 14th.
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Some quotes from Franz Tost about the new car..

https://www.motorsport-total.com/formel ... n-20011005

"There is absolutely no doubt that our performance was a consequence of better synergies with Red Bull technology,"
Tost explains in an interview with 'Motorsport-Total.com'.
"One shouldn't forget that Red Bull Technology has more experienced engineers. For me this is probably the best technical office,
or at least at a very high level with the three top teams. "
"We will get the entire rear from them. Even if it is one year old, because we will drive with the rear and the front suspension,
that Red Bull used last year. "
"This is a bigger advantage for us than if we were to design it ourselves, because we don't have the financial resources or the engineers to do it."
"We should have a good package."

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The car in the pic is a STR13, but could be a hint about the livery.
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ScrewCaptain27 wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:20 am
The car in the pic is a STR13, but could be a hint about the livery.
Probably black like Sauber C12 1993 i believe.

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This concept is pretty cool

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Holm86 wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:31 pm
This concept is pretty cool
I don't like it, looks like an old Sauber (which was rather ugly at the time).

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Anyhow, this is supposed to be the car thread not the team thread!!

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No more black cars please! Tired of them.
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theriusDR3 wrote:
Sun Dec 15, 2019 4:03 am
https://preview.redd.it/975aae1puc441.j ... ac6247c07a
Predicted Alpha Tauri APT15 livery

Your opinions?
I think the other concept posted has one thing I like better - the little lines of colour - but apart from that, yes, this looks good (the other concept indeed looks like a sauber un-livery, though admittedly with more effort put in, but it has brings too many bad associations, even if those cars were interesting machines under the paint.)

Personally I have nothing against a black livery (esp. with well placed white accents) - the HAAS just wasn't very inspired or well done, and similar for the Relotus - time to ditch half-baked JPM livery throwbacks and go for something new. But Minardi had some great black liveries over the years, and that's part of the history of this team, so I could appreciate that.

That bit of (sidepod wing?) with the honeycomb on it looks promising (though I liked the yellow on the Renault that had it, hope they do it a bit better than that ended up).

The windtunnelly pic seems a straight reuse from last year actually (I recall speculating whether they were ditching the blue/red now Honda was in both Red Bull teams).

So, I guess apart from 'likely an evolved RB15 at the back' the car might retain some STR bits at the front - anything else we know?