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Old 11-04-2017, 12:08 AM   #351 (permalink)
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Yep, better aerodynamics going backwards, what a terrible shame.

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Old 11-04-2017, 12:45 AM   #352 (permalink)
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It's like a Cozy Coupe built by Scaled Composites.

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Old 11-05-2017, 01:56 AM   #353 (permalink)
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That steamer might not be the most practical ride, but sure it's cool.
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They were talking about the MBZ 300SLR in the thread below.

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Quick way to make your car very unaerodynamic, but with a purpose.

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I said something about that car once and someone pointed out the 80:1 spectator/driver death ratio. I think air brakes should be perforated, as on the Dauntless dive bomber.

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I said something about that car once and someone pointed out the 80:1 spectator/driver death ratio. I think air brakes should be perforated, as on the Dauntless dive bomber.

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Technically, it's still Turkey day, so here's a Torchinsky classic from 2013:

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But at least the Anadol was wedge-shaped, which may not harm the aerodynamics that much.
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I picked un-aero because the edges are too sharp and it's all undercariage.
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