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Old 10-17-2014, 04:04 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Daox View Post
I believe the funky headlights are there to push air up and around the rear view mirrors. Its one of those things that keeps the car crazy quiet. I completely agree, its ridiculously quiet even compared to the Prius.

Nissan uses the same odd styling on the Juke. I'm not convinced it does anything worthwhile.
The Tesla does not have them, and neither do so many other low drag cars.

The air does indeed get channeled around those headlights, but is it really necessary ? If the noise was such a huge issue, they could have just reshaped the nose.
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