2013 F1 cars
The Mercedes W04, one of the most eagerly-anticipated new cars of 2013, has broken cover for the first time.
Mercedes team principal Ross Brawn said the new season “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.
“Many thousands of hours of work have been invested by our technical teams in Brackley and Brixworth to ensure that the new car delivers a step change in performance compared to last season.
“We are also hugely proud to welcome Lewis to the team as a works Mercedes-Benz driver. With Lewis and Nico, we have what I believe to be the strongest driver line-up in Formula One and I know that a healthy level of competition between them both will help drive the team forward.”
Nico Rosberg drives the Mercedes W04
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