MANILA, Philippines – Mercedes unveiled its new Formula One car in Spain, with Lewis Hamilton joining new teammte Nico Rosberg in Jerez.
An evolution of last year’s car, the F1 W04 has an aggressively packaged rear end, while the front makes use of a "vanity panel" to smooth out the "broken nose" characteristic of the 2012 version.
The team said the new design was the culmination of 12 months of planning and preparation.
The 2013 Formula One season begins in Australia in mid-March. -- Mornings @ ANC, February 5, 2013.