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Old 11-26-2013, 03:18 PM   #40 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by aerohead View Post
Dr.Wolf Heinrich Hucho measured the drag of an 'ideal' aerodynamic nose,compared to that of the production 1974 VW Golf/Rabbit and saw virtually no difference between the two.
Well, page 158 (fig. 4.31) of Hucho's 4th ed. book says the optimum shape is 14% less drag than the base shape, does it not?

Perhaps I'm misreading pages 157 & 158. Upon reviewing them, what's your take?
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