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2015 Mercedes W06

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Darren Bentley, Jan 29, 2015.

  1. So Mercedes are giving a sneak peek at their 2015 challenger from their filming day they did at Silverstone, so its a bit difficult to do but thoguhts
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    Here is a snippet of it running and I think it sounds amazing
     
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  3. Eww... I liked the vaccuum cleaner noses much more.
     
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  4. airutonpurosuto8912

    airutonpurosuto8912
    needforspeedgamer

    The nose is still a vacuum cleaner but it's thinner.
     
  5. Apart from the smaller nose, just the same as the w05. And probably just as good
     
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  6. Jimlaad43

    Jimlaad43
    Nice apex, I'll take it! Premium Member

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  7. Higher resolution pictures:
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    Not too happy with that design, though :unsure:
     
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  9. Looks the same to me.
     
  10. Personally I see slight differences, Firstly the nose isn't as visible as last year, the sidepod is different, the back end where the exhaust used to be looks a little bit more refined, the floor has a thing holding it to the chassis where the wasn't one on the 2014 model right at the front of the floor and where the top air intake is, it looks a little difference. Small changes which is what I would expect honestly, the biggest change will be underneath in the engine department I guess
     
  11. Yes, small changes. But like you same its whats underneath that really matters.
     
  12. They are clearely going for some extra downforce this year, especially if what
    they have claimed about their engine is true.
     
  13. Milos

    Milos
    Had things gone my way, who knows.. Premium Member

    When I first looked at it, it looked the same as the 2014 car, lol :laugh:

    Their 2014 car looked better, the nose is way too thin imho. But Merc seems like they have not done much work over the winter as most stuff are just kept from the 2014 car. Well, hopefully this will close the gap to them.
     
  14. realitychecked

    realitychecked
    TheJlfan

    Well they still haven't earned the new sponsors' money yet so give it some time...
     
  15. Milos

    Milos
    Had things gone my way, who knows.. Premium Member

  16. airutonpurosuto8912

    airutonpurosuto8912
    needforspeedgamer

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    Merc got a different black bit on their engine cover during the 2nd Barcelona test.
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  17. Also new engine cover, new rear-wing, new monkey seat, new cameras on the nose, new nose (bulkier underneath), new winglets next to the cockpit, etc etc.

    Toto Wolff told the press that the first car (jerez) and this second one share basically only the chassis.
     
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    whatever way you look at it, Mercedes' pace is pretty scary
     
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  19. airutonpurosuto8912

    airutonpurosuto8912
    needforspeedgamer

    And Merc is like (skip to 3:03)