Go Back   EcoModder Forum > EcoModding > Aerodynamics
Register Now
 Register Now
 

Reply  Post New Thread
 
Submit Tools LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 06-03-2017, 12:44 PM   #2401 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
aerohead's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Sanger,Texas,U.S.A.
Posts: 8,475
Thanks: 10,674
Thanked 4,479 Times in 2,494 Posts
Here's one

Quote:
Originally Posted by kach22i View Post
Hey that's one of the sketches I've done.

I just about flipped that design upside down to get down-force, was afraid it would fly off the road being so wing like.

Here's one from another forum.

Random TRANSPORTATION pictures - Page 1877 - Pelican Parts Technical BBS


Hey, does anyone else see a similarity?
It looks your car inspired this one from the 1940s

__________________
Photobucket album: http://s1271.photobucket.com/albums/jj622/aerohead2/
  Reply With Quote
Alt Today
Popular topics

Other popular topics in this forum...

   
Old 06-03-2017, 07:39 PM   #2402 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
freebeard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: northwest of normal
Posts: 10,232
Thanks: 2,271
Thanked 3,231 Times in 2,543 Posts
Dyna Panhard-camino:


http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2017/06/panhard-truck-huh-started-out-as-4-door.html

With a retractable boat tail:

  Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to freebeard For This Useful Post:
aerohead (06-10-2017), BamZipPow (06-10-2017), niky (06-23-2017)
Old 06-03-2017, 08:23 PM   #2403 (permalink)
...beats walking...
 
Old Tele man's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Tucson, AZ
Posts: 6,101
Thanks: 173
Thanked 1,437 Times in 1,066 Posts
Cute. Sorta reminds me of the Nash Metropolitan. Wonder whose engine it uses?
__________________
• 2014 Toyota Prius 1.8L eCVT
• 2009 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L/SFI 4A
• 2004 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L/MFI 4A

• 2011 Chevrolet LTZ Cruze 1.4LT 6A
• 1971 Dodge Charger 318 3A
• 1970½ Plymouth AAR 'Cuda 340/6BBL 4M
• 1968 Dodge Charger 383 3A
• 1967 Plymouth Barracuda Formula S 383 4M
• 1965 Plymouth Barracuda Formula S 273 4M
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2017, 09:48 PM   #2404 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
freebeard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: northwest of normal
Posts: 10,232
Thanks: 2,271
Thanked 3,231 Times in 2,543 Posts
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panhard_Dyna_Z

Panhard's.

Quote:
Panhard was one of the world's oldest auto manufacturers and since 1945 had become known for producing economical cars. Panhard, like Citroλn, considered itself a leader, not a follower of automotive trends, and the Dyna Z featured an impressive array of unusual engineering choices.
  • Layout Front engine
  • front-wheel drive
  • Powertrain
  • Engine 851 cc
  • two-cylinder boxer motor
  • 42 or 50 hp at 5000 rpm
  • Transmission 4-speed manual
  • Column mounted control
  • Dimensions
  • Wheelbase 2,570 mm (101 in)
Edit:

Use the exhaust pipes for the engine mounts? What could possibly go wrong?

Last edited by freebeard; 06-03-2017 at 10:12 PM..
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-05-2017, 02:02 PM   #2405 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
NeilBlanchard's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Maynard, MA Eaarth
Posts: 6,873

Mica Blue - '05 Scion xA RS 2.0
Team Toyota
90 day: 42.48 mpg (US)

Forest - '15 Nissan Leaf S
Team Nissan
90 day: 156.46 mpg (US)

Number 7 - '15 VW e-Golf SEL
TEAM VW AUDI Group
90 day: 155.81 mpg (US)
Thanks: 1,970
Thanked 1,934 Times in 1,162 Posts
The new Vanda Electrics Dendrobium concept:

__________________
Sincerely, Neil



http://neilblanchard.blogspot.com/
  Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to NeilBlanchard For This Useful Post:
aerohead (06-10-2017), BamZipPow (06-10-2017), freebeard (06-05-2017)
Old 06-05-2017, 05:57 PM   #2406 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
freebeard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: northwest of normal
Posts: 10,232
Thanks: 2,271
Thanked 3,231 Times in 2,543 Posts
I always picture something like that with a Beetle nose and roof grafted on; for better ingress/egress.
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2017, 09:11 AM   #2407 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
kach22i's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Posts: 2,718
Thanks: 3
Thanked 1,708 Times in 1,203 Posts
I will agree that it is a low area, but the Cd is suspect.

More images here:
Vanda debuts 200mph quad-motor electric hypercar at the Geneva Motor Show

I am not convinced, but it is cool looking.
__________________
George
Architect, Artist and Designer of Objects

1977 Porsche 911s Targa
1998 Chevy S-10 Pick-Up truck
1989 Scat II HP Hovercraft

Chin Spoiler:
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/off-t...effective.html

Rear Spoiler Pick Up Truck
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/off-t...xperiment.html

Roof Wing
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...1-a-19525.html
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2017, 02:41 PM   #2408 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
NeilBlanchard's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Maynard, MA Eaarth
Posts: 6,873

Mica Blue - '05 Scion xA RS 2.0
Team Toyota
90 day: 42.48 mpg (US)

Forest - '15 Nissan Leaf S
Team Nissan
90 day: 156.46 mpg (US)

Number 7 - '15 VW e-Golf SEL
TEAM VW AUDI Group
90 day: 155.81 mpg (US)
Thanks: 1,970
Thanked 1,934 Times in 1,162 Posts
Video of the Vanda Dendrobium:

__________________
Sincerely, Neil



http://neilblanchard.blogspot.com/
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2017, 09:09 PM   #2409 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
freebeard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: northwest of normal
Posts: 10,232
Thanks: 2,271
Thanked 3,231 Times in 2,543 Posts
It's nice, the flower-petal door answers my objection. I like the narrow body with discontinuous pontoon fenders. Here's what I was thinking:

Home





Stanced A-arm Bug with Luigi Colani fender/wings.
  Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to freebeard For This Useful Post:
ChopStix (06-06-2017)
Old 06-08-2017, 10:43 AM   #2410 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: Radium Springs, NM
Posts: 348

Ford XLT Naked - '14 Ford F-150 XLT
90 day: 15.04 mpg (US)

Ford G-4 with Stinger - '14 Ford F-150 4X4 Super Crew XLT
90 day: 19.8 mpg (US)

Ford Stealth G-4 - '14 Ford F-150 4X4 Super Crew XLT
90 day: 16.48 mpg (US)

XLT Towing Keystone 5th wheel trailer - '14 Ford Keystone 5th Wheel XLT
90 day: 9.52 mpg (US)

Trip 2015 C Max Energi - '15 Ford C Max Energi SWP
90 day: 38.2 mpg (US)

Local 120 volt 2015 C-Max Energi - '15 Ford C-Max Energy SEL
90 day: 55.65 mpg (US)

Local 240 volt 2015 C-Max Energi - '15 Ford C Max Energi SLE
90 day: 57.63 mpg (US)

Energi IC only - '15 Ford C Max Energi Leather
90 day: 33.82 mpg (US)

Energi EV Only - '15 Ford C Max Energi Leather
90 day: 106.3 mpg (US)

Energi Combined - '15 C Max Energi Leather
90 day: 49.58 mpg (US)
Thanks: 2
Thanked 425 Times in 206 Posts
https://mobile.twitter.com/robertogl...031744/video/1

For Phil Knox and everyone else.

__________________




  Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to aerostealth For This Useful Post:
aerohead (06-10-2017)
Reply  Post New Thread


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Electric Cars Push Japan Engine Parts Makers to Crisis Mode tjts1 The Lounge 14 12-23-2012 12:47 PM
Name that Eco Car! Quiz: identify these aerodynamic production cars MetroMPG Aerodynamics 16 08-30-2009 05:24 AM



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.5.2
All content copyright EcoModder.com