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At a glance - The F1 cars of 2016

22 Feb 2016

New liveries, innovative designs, debut cars - this year's pre-season has seen it all. Here's your team-by-team guide to all the new car launches and unveilings...

Mercedes F1 W07 Hybrid

The F1 W07 Hybrid - the car with which Mercedes will defend their drivers' and constructors' championship double in 2016 - features a number of 'mini revolutions' over its all-conquering predecessor, according to the Silver Arrows.

READ MORE - Mercedes reveal the F1 W07 Hybrid
READ MOREMercedes complete shakedown of new car at Silverstone
READ MOREMercedes’ Andy Cowell on more power, more noise and more races


Ferrari SF16-H

For the first time in more than two decades, Ferrari have opted for a red and white livery. But more than that, their new car is, they say, "very, very ambitious" with new concepts or improvements in almost every area of the car.

READ MORE - Ferrari present the SF16-H - in red and white
READ MORE - Ferrari: 2016 innovations 'very ambitious'
READ MORE - Analysis: What's new on the Ferrari SF16-H?


Williams-Mercedes FW38

Williams are confident that the FW38 represents a significant step forward, but will it return the former world champions - who have kept the same driver line-up for a third straight year - back to the top of the podium?

READ MOREWilliams unveil 2016 challenger
READ MOREPat Symonds Q&A: Stability a key Williams strength


Red Bull Racing-Tag Heuer RB12

Red Bull have a new livery for 2016 - and new hope too, though team boss Christian Horner has warned that they will struggle to hit peak form until the second half of the year.

READ MORERed Bull reveal 2016 F1 livery
READ MOREHorner: 2016 will be season of two halves for Red Bull


Force India-Mercedes VJM09

Force India enjoyed their best season under Vijay Mallya's stewardship in 2015, and with the stability of the regulations it's more about evolution than revolution for the Silverstone-based team this year. 

READ MORE - Force India’s VJM09 begins testing in Spain


Renault R.S.16

Having completed a takeover of Lotus late last year, Renault were the first team to show their (new) colours in 2016. The question is, will their all-new driver line-up and under-fire power unit deliver?

READ MORERenault confirm Magnussen, reveal 2016 car
READ MORERenault 'not expecting miracles' in 2016

Toro Rosso-Ferrari STR11

It's been a winter of change for Toro Rosso, who'll use older-spec Ferrari power units in 2016 rather than the Renault ones they'd used previously. The team debuted in a interim livery in Barcelona.

READ MOREToro Rosso STR11 hits the track in Spain


McLaren-Honda MP4-31

After a troubled first year for the rekindled McLaren-Honda partnership, the Woking team have returned with an innovative new car for 2016, though Ron Dennis has declined to predict when the team might win again...

READ MORE - McLaren launch the MP4-31
READ MOREAlonso ‘excited and raring to go’ for 2016


Manor-Mercedes MRT05

Manor have described their new MRT05 challenger as 'the best car we've ever launched' with technical director John McQuilliam going so far as to say there's not a single part they'd have designed differently. 

READ MOREManor MRT05 breaks cover in Barcelona


Haas-Ferrari VF-16

The first American team in F1 racing for 30years have made it their mission to score points in their debut season - and in the Ferrari-powered VF-16 they believe they have the car to do it. 

READ MOREHaas present maiden F1 challenger


Sauber C35-Ferrari

Sauber are being circumspect in their stated ambitions for the C35, with establishing themselves in the midlfield being their first target for 2016 after they trailed nearest rivals Toro Rosso by quite some margin last season.

READ MORE - Sauber unveil their 2016 car, the C35-Ferrari