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Gallery: Mercedes F1 W08 in full detail

It's the car they all have to beat – the Mercedes W08. The latest version of a lineage that's won the last three Formula 1 World Championships. Here are all the photos...

Gallery: Mercedes F1 W08 in full detail

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Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1, Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes AMG F1, Toto Wolff, Mercedes AMG F1 Shareholder and Executive Director

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Mercedes AMG F1 W08 Hybrid front wing detail

Mercedes AMG F1 W08 Hybrid front wing detail
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Mercedes AMG F1 W08 Hybrid rear detail

Mercedes AMG F1 W08 Hybrid rear detail
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Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W08 Hybrid

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Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W08 Hybrid

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Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W08 Hybrid

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Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W08 Hybrid

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Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W08 Hybrid

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W08 Hybrid
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Mercedes AMG F1 W08 rear wing detail
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