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Zoobles said on 25th January 2012, 14:24
Reminds me of a John Deere lawn mower.
brombillaf1 (@brombillaf1) said on 25th January 2012, 15:00
Good one too, this colors with the funny nose will generate many nicknames…
TheJudge (@thejudge) said on 25th January 2012, 14:44
Ugly,ugly,ugly. From the side view it looks liike a green sauber from 2010
brombillaf1 (@brombillaf1) said on 25th January 2012, 15:10
It looks like that can be a good middle field car… ugly but maybe it will work.
!!revised nose regulations for 2012 sucks…. !!
mr ROSSI (@mr-rossi) said on 25th January 2012, 22:26
@ brombillaf1 “a good middle field car” It should read- car looks good in the middle of a field! lol.
antonyob (@) said on 25th January 2012, 15:12
duck billed platypus! high hopes this isnt the solution the rest converge on. its unlikely thankfuly being as its a craterham (sic)
Paul said on 25th January 2012, 15:15
It’s horrible, it looks like an Indy car…
Marcus (@jadedwriter) said on 25th January 2012, 16:17
They should change their name to “Gatorham.”
mr apex said on 25th January 2012, 17:22
haha nice 1
The Last Pope (@the-last-pope) said on 25th January 2012, 17:03
Ignoring the nose (first of many). The side pods are much smaller and close to the red bull standard. I see they have abandoned the Blade roll hoop like Mercedes did last year and now have a circular intake like the new Ferrari is rumured to have aswell. This is an ugly car but to me looks to be another step up the grid performance level.
mr apex said on 25th January 2012, 17:20
they probly all be uly withe the lower nose and bulkhead rules,who’s there second driver has petrov been confirmed yet.i would like to se rubens in this
AndyF said on 25th January 2012, 17:43
A nose worthy of Robert Kubica.
P.S said on 25th January 2012, 18:38
That’s Fiat Multipla with wings.
maxthecat said on 25th January 2012, 18:40
I think these are fake personally. They look computer generated and no – one would make such a hideous looking car surely!
NJB said on 25th January 2012, 21:24
So it appears that 2012 is set to see the ugliest cars in f1 history which to me is extremely sad. I understand that the cars are always designed within the limits of the formula but the imposition of the lowered nose for safety reasons seems to have generated a shape which does not reflect the laws of aerodynamics and therefore lacks the beauty that we associate with formula one cars. This looks low tech and agricultural. For all the their appendages at least the pre-09 cars looked cutting edge and in my opinion more pleasing than this. If the noses had to be lowered couldn’t they have been lowered to the ground as in the early 92 when as a 12 year old I was attracted to f1 partly by the beauty of the cars. Can f1 really afford to lose that element of its appeal?
mr ROSSI (@mr-rossi) said on 25th January 2012, 22:28
HoHum (@hohum) said on 25th January 2012, 22:44
Another illustration of the FIA not thinking through the results of a new regulation. Anyone hoping that this is going to be the odd one out will be disappointed, in the days of ” downforce is everything” the old adage of “If it looks right it is right” are long gone.
dragoll (@dragoll) said on 25th January 2012, 22:47
I didn’t think it was possible, but it could be the worst looking car I’ve seen in quite some time, and then even includes this abomination in 96 http://tinyurl.com/4q7rfts
NJB said on 26th January 2012, 0:17
The 96 Ferrari looks positively beautiful against this abomination
Hare (@hare) said on 25th January 2012, 23:52
If it’s fast! Who cares… It’s built to do a job, not look pretty. Personally I really hope they’re up there with the midfield this year. They’re making all the right moves, unlike Marussia and HRT.
Nick.UK (@) said on 26th January 2012, 0:36
Maybe the only person on here speaking sense! The car is built to win, if that means it’s shaped like this then who cares! If you see it dicing with the midfield or higher the shape of its nose will not be the topic of conversation in the media for long! Hope it can perform! Caterham for the WIN!
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