Technical analysis: Mercedes W06

Technical analysis: Mercedes W06

Much of the detail on the 2015 Mercedes W06 is familiar from last year's all-conquering car, but CRAIG SCARBOROUGH is sure that will serve Formula 1's champion team well

Even at the end of its dominant 2014 Formula 1 season, the Mercedes W05 still had a huge margin over its opposition in race pace - so it's not surprising that the W06 officially revealed at Jerez on Sunday is very much an evolution of its predecessor.

So subtle are the changes that, aside from the mandatory new nose, the car is hard to differentiate from its forebear. But modifications have been made both to the chassis and the powertrain.

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