Mercedes fire up their 2017 F1 car

Date published: February 2 2017

The sweet sound of a Formula 1 car coming to life has rung out in Brackley as Mercedes fired up their 2017 challenger.

The car, dubbed the W08, will be unveiled to the world at Silverstone on February 23 with Lewis Hamilton and new team-mate Valtteri Bottas on hand.

But while fans have to wait a few weeks to see the cars, Mercedes have released a teaser vid of the W08 coming to life.