Sauber C32 Ferrari

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Sauber C32 Ferrari

Post by Richard » Fri Feb 01, 2013 2:18 pm

A quick reminder that the car threads are a haven for exploring the actual features of the actual car.

We have other threads for team & race conversations.


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Thread will be unlocked when the car is launched ... Saturday 2nd February @ 1100 GMT

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Re: Sauber C32 Ferrari

Post by Hail22 » Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:06 pm

I love the new colour scheme! more Graphite!

Very tight side pods!
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Re: Sauber C32 Ferrari

Post by korzeniow » Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:06 pm

Stepped nose on C32!
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Re: Sauber C32 Ferrari

Post by stefan_ » Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:07 pm

Wow! She's a beauty.

McLaren-style exhaust & modesty panel as far as I can see
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Sauber C32: straked nose, wide nose slot, pushrod front susp, Semi Coanda sidepods and neat vanes over the top of the pods
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Re: Sauber C32 Ferrari

Post by Sawtooth-spike » Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:08 pm

korzeniow wrote:Stepped nose on C32!
Am i watching something different?


Its a pretty car, and as the guy said the sidepod are really slim!
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Re: Sauber C32 Ferrari

Post by FrukostScones » Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:09 pm

livery reminds me of old HRT :(

slight V-nose, not stepped


push-rod front
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Re: Sauber C32 Ferrari

Post by stefan_ » Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:09 pm

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Re: Sauber C32 Ferrari

Post by fenix4life » Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:10 pm

Sawtooth-spike wrote:
korzeniow wrote:Stepped nose on C32!
Am i watching something different?
wel the nose has an internal-ish curve.
It's not straight. It's like the middle is still stepped but the sides are not.

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Re: Sauber C32 Ferrari

Post by Mika1 » Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:10 pm

korzeniow wrote:Stepped nose on C32!
Wrong stream. It has not.
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Re: Sauber C32 Ferrari

Post by Shakeman » Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:10 pm

4-1 for the Macca exhaust solution. Seems "simple" wins.

Lovely looking Sauber car. Hope it's quick for them.

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Re: Sauber C32 Ferrari

Post by Blanchimont » Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:12 pm

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Dear FIA, if you read this, please pm me for a redesign of the Technical Regulations to avoid finger nose shapes for 2016! :-)

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Re: Sauber C32 Ferrari

Post by Morteza » Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:16 pm

As FrukostScones mentioned the livery reminds me of HRT, but the car is a pretty one nonetheless.
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Re: Sauber C32 Ferrari

Post by Shakeman » Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:16 pm

Mika1 wrote:
korzeniow wrote:Stepped nose on C32!
Wrong stream. It has not.
Well, it has and it hasn't. A Halfway house.

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https://twitter.com/ScarbsF1/status/297 ... 80/photo/1

The side pods have been on a diet too.
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Re: Sauber C32 Ferrari

Post by RicerDude » Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:17 pm

Exhausts look very similar to the McLaren mp4-27 launch exhausts.

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Re: Sauber C32 Ferrari

Post by SchuMassa » Sat Feb 02, 2013 12:17 pm

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