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Old 01-09-2013, 06:01 PM   #491 (permalink)
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Thanks - it's the Hip point?

I don't think the H-point could be a whole lot lower - the Trev is a battery powered vehicle and the floor is where the battery pack needs to be, for the lowest Cg possible. The top of the canopy (made by a sail plane builder - can you tell?) is probably just over 4' high - and its the apex on a very sleek dome. Improving the Cd by 0.01 would be much more meaningful.

That looks like a 14" Honda rim to me? If so, the tire would be about 2' and the apex of the canopy would be about 4'-3" above the ground.

Here's a photo with three people (one short, one average, one tall):

Here it is with some school age kids:

These people are bent over to look in, and they are still taller than the car:

Sincerely, Neil

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