There are three things that are certain in life. They are death, taxes, and Mercedes running a silver livery.

After teasing the design yesterday, pictures have emerged of the Mercedes W08 before its launch! The team is launching the car in Silverstone today, with Lewis Hamilton getting the honour of being the first to drive the new car, in his brand new fan-designed helmet.

The car is scheduled to be launched at 12pm GMT.

Here are some photos of the new Mercedes:

More to follow.

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