Tech analysis: Mercedes F1 W05

Tech analysis: Mercedes F1 W05

Mercedes has thrown everything at its 2014 car design to make that final step towards consistent race-winning performance. But can the team achieve it? CRAIG SCARBOROUGH takes a closer look at the new W05

It took a big step forward in competitiveness in 2013, but Mercedes has a point to prove and its new car underlines this.

The Mercedes F1 W05 was revealed in the Jerez pitlane on Tuesday and its design shows that there's a great depth of independent thinking at Mercedes, with its U-shaped nose and shrunken engine cover.

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