Today, the F1 W04 Silver Arrow 2013, has just launched officially by Mercedes AMG Petronas in Spain at the Jerez circuit. The F1 W04 is unveiled with a more refined version as compared to the previous F1 model, who have been developed with most aerodynamically sound technology, around a new 5-element front wing design and 2nd generation Coanda Rear Exhaust System. While the 2013 Silver Arrow is equipped with same pushrod front suspension and a pullrod rear suspension, to specifically enhancing the life and performance of tyres. Making it aerodynamically advanced at the rear end by bold packing and at the front end with the stepped nose design, is fully taken care in the aerodynamic testing. While on the safety measures, the new F1 W04, on January 15th, has been fully tested in its final compulsory FIA crash test system.
Today in the morning, the new F1 W04 Silver Arrow is tested thoroughly by Nico Rosberg, who has completed first lap from Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team and in the last year he took the first victory for a works Silver Arrow in the modern era. While, Lewis Hamilton took the wheel of new F1 W04 for the first time on the practice session, is the first Britisher who works driver since Sir Stirling Moss in 1955. The car will then complete 4 days of testing and practice on this week in Jerez, Southern Spain, where the two mates Nico and Lewis will be hands-on with new F1 W04 Silver Arrow 2013.
On the unveiling, the Team Principal, Ross Brawn said – “2013 marks the start of a second era for our Silver Arrows works team. The restructuring we undertook at the team over the past 18 months are now growing in maturity and this is reflected in the F1 W04, which is a clear step forward in design and detail sophistication over its predecessor.”.
As the 2013 F1 W04 Silver Arrow, finishes its first laps this morning at the Jerez circuit in Spain, the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team is rejoiced to disclose a important new partnership agreement with BlackBerry[NASDAQ: RIMM, TSX: RIM], where the mobile giant will be the official mobile computing partners of the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team, assisting the team on technical and marketing promotion. Her the latest BlackBerry 10 OS platform is going to give tools and services for Mercedes AMG Petronas to increase the fan falling by the joint development of apps and used by the team members to track the ‘keep moving’ all the way in F1 season.
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The MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team today unveiled its 2013 Formula One car, the F1 W04, at the Jerez circuit in southern Spain. Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton arrived at the official photo call at the wheel of two Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupé Black Series, the fifth Black Series model from Mercedes-AMG. Inspired by the SLS AMG GT3 race car, the new car offers a blend of breathtaking design, outstanding driving dynamics and lightweight construction in line with the “AMG Lightweight Performance” strategy. Developing 464 kW (631 hp) for a kerb weight of 1550 kg, the SLS AMG Coupé Black Series accelerates to 100 km/h in 3.6 seconds and is the most powerful internal combustion vehicle currently produced by Mercedes-Benz.