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Old 06-23-2008, 12:27 PM   #34 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by ebacherville View Post
The box fish has a very non areo looking shape, boxy like a car yes yields a .6 areo..
You may have made a typo? Here's the number I found:
"wind drag coefficient of just 0.06"

[Edit: that 0.06 was for a clay model -- the car is actually 0.19 Cd; still excellent!]

And there are some other cool images:

I think that all the car manufacturers should take a long look at this car! Please, Mercedes -- build this car as a serial plugin hybrid!
Sincerely, Neil

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