Mercedes has dropped a hint it could be set to run a special edition livery for Formula 1 pre-season testing after dropping a teaser online on Tuesday evening.

Traditionally both testing and racing in silver and the blue of its title sponsor, Petronas, Mercedes could become the latest team to run a one-off livery for its car launch, with the W10 set to be unveiled on February 13.

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In a tweet posted to its account on Tuesday, Mercedes posted a picture of a front wing render with a swirling black and blue design.

The picture was accompanied with the message: "Silver is so last season..."