Mercedes W08 Speculation Thread

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That looks amazing. The front of the floor/bargeboards alone could fuel a dissertation.

Where do the outer sidepods feed? Interesting shaping.
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The driver looks so close the front axle and miles from the rear. It looks completely out of proportion.

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Those Bargeboards and Sidepod Turning Vanes are crazy. And damn, that's one long Car.
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bonjon1979 wrote:The driver looks so close the front axle and miles from the rear. It looks completely out of proportion.
May be for better fire protection :D

How long is that thing???

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k.ko100v wrote:
bonjon1979 wrote:The driver looks so close the front axle and miles from the rear. It looks completely out of proportion.
May be for better fire protection :D

How long is that thing???
5100mm
#i think Sauber is longer
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The detail already is magnificent, small slots and edges everywhere its allowed.... looks very advanced already and the season hasn't even started yet.

I think most teams already worry after seeing this development...

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Jolle wrote: I think most teams already worry after seeing this development...
We've yet to see what Ferrari, McLaren, Toro Rosso and Red Bull developed......
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Jolle wrote:
The detail already is magnificent, small slots and edges everywhere its allowed.... looks very advanced already and the season hasn't even started yet.

I think most teams already worry after seeing this development...
But such a long car, I wonder how it goes through Monaco streets...

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I don't know how far away the photographer was but logically it's probably quite a long lens, maybe even a 600, so things could look weird (like the length of the rear).

edit - indeed to my eye it looks less extreme in the AMuS pitstop practice overhead.
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WaikeCU wrote:
Jolle wrote:
The detail already is magnificent, small slots and edges everywhere its allowed.... looks very advanced already and the season hasn't even started yet.

I think most teams already worry after seeing this development...
But such a long car, I wonder how it goes through Monaco streets...
Apparently its not really any longer than the other cars released. I'm starting to think its an illusion because of the lack of shark fin and the shape of the sidepods

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