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Old 07-26-2012, 12:06 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by GRU View Post
I see but i guess my question is, if 2 very different (frontal area) cars with the same Cd were going down the highway at 60mph wouild it take the same amount of energy to push them at that speed (assuming that weight and rolling resistance was the same)?
Don't confuse Cd with CdA; If CdAs are the same then the aero load is the same.

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