Renault F1 R.S. 20 Speculation Thread

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Pretty sure they are intakes.
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Pretty sure they are antimatter to generate infinite downforce.

Nope. As already said that's just glossy black. The 2019 yellow stripes will be replaced with glossy black, while the 2019 glossy black parts of the car will become matte.
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While it does look like a NACA scoop to me, it would be strange to exhaust hot air just before ingesting it again. Probably a shadow.

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Manoah2u wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:00 pm
Blackout wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:30 am
Best launch ever :clap:

Okay, let's hope Ocons' description of the car is the most accurate one, because it sounds more exciting https://fr.motorsport.com/f1/news/ocon- ... k/4684185/ and that Abiteboul has decided this time (and has told to his employees*) to keep a low profile in the medias : p
*but forgot to tell Ocon

The temporary livery seems to replace the 2019 glossy black with matte black and the 2019 yellow with glossy black indeed... and that should look sweet.
It seems the engine cover "bulge" that was round the Castrol logo that every bodywork spec (low temp/high temp) of the RS.19 had, has been removed. Yes I'm analyzing the "glimpses" (wink wink Cyril)

https://i.imgur.com/aCJZSOy.jpg
to be fair, i can't see a single difference. I think it's the light and livery playing tricks.
I actually doubt this is the actual 2020 Renault contender, looks much more like a test livery on the 2019 contender.
rear wing, same.
rear suspension, same.
bodywork shape, same.
airbox shape, same.
camera configuration, same.
sharkfin, same.

it's only a tad different camera angle and depth,
paired to a different livery.

ask me, this is the 2019 car with a 2020 test livery teaser, atleast from that angle.
It looks clearly a CGi render too, so i wouldn't be at all surprised to see some trickery like that.

Yes, the front shot suggests the nose is thinnier and rounder after the tub, i'd guess a bit mclaren-styled.
there are also some winglets above the suspension and the mirror mounting arms are wider and less diagonal.

apart from the front shot, i can't see any difference with the RS19 tbh.
I have to completely agree, the more you look at those renders the more you think are just mock-ups or angles from an '19 car.. i wonder why they have been so secretive about the car? Ferrari and Merc and Mclaren and RB have all shown either the full car and then images too.. in filming running.
Hopefully Ocon has brought some of those Merc secrets with him to Renault - and we'll see what they arrive with in Spain for Testing. I still think the focus is on 2021.. and this year is a stop-gap :cry:
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subcritical71 wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 2:08 pm
While it does look like a NACA scoop to me, it would be strange to exhaust hot air just before ingesting it again. Probably a shadow.
Impossible to make a intake (or exit) there because of the radius 75 mm rule.

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PowerandtheGlory wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:36 pm
I have to completely agree, the more you look at those renders the more you think are just mock-ups or angles from an '19 car.
Nope it's not the 19 car and it's not the 2019 3d render.

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Ocon seems to have been very positive about the car in some reports.. lets hope its not just smoke..
He knows the Merc pretty well from last year- so hopefully the RS20 has been solid in the Sims..
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I don't know why but I'm really rooting for them this season. Let's hope they bring something good on the table, we know that Enstone team is capable of building descent car. [-o< [-o<
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Is it the new car?

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NtsParadize wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:12 am
Is it the new car?
Yes
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Morteza wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:13 am
NtsParadize wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:12 am
Is it the new car?
Yes
That is really sad.

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offcourse difficult to judge but that looks alot like last year

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NtsParadize wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:19 am
Morteza wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:13 am
NtsParadize wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:12 am


Is it the new car?
Yes
That is really sad.
You can’t see any detail so your judgement Is premature to say the least!
The impossible often has a kind of integrity which the merely improbable lacks.