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Old 03-14-2008, 06:29 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by H4MM3R View Post
1985 Ford concept with a Cd of .137
That car looks more similar to the ideal 0.15 shape than a real car. Either the art has progressed (likely), cD*A is being claimed (possible), or we are getting into an issue of semantics (likely). I assume a body is defined as being blunt @ a certain fineness ratio. Also, I don't believe 0.15 was ever believed to be an impenetrable barrier, just a likely limit.

From memory, the ideal 0.15 car and ideal 0.09 GE shape:

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