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Old 07-04-2015, 05:14 PM   #35 (permalink)
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I am not sure that a stretched Insight would maintain its aerodynamics. Don't you have increased skin friction on flat surfaces?

What about an aerodynamic trailer?
A stretch could improve the aerodynamics by raising the fineness ratio from the 3 to 1 found in the stock Insight to a higher value, ideally around 5 to 1.
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