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Old 09-09-2013, 12:55 PM   #4 (permalink)
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TDi - '04 VW Golf
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It's a beautiful machine and an excellent example of a vehicle designed for ultra low drag. Nice find.
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The power needed to push an object through a fluid increases as the cube of the velocity. Mechanical friction increases as the square, so increasing speed requires progressively more power.
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