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Old 02-13-2019, 10:54 PM   #787 (permalink)
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The Future of Automotive Aerodynamics
It’s not incredible that so many cars look so similar. It’s incredible that cars look different at all.
https://www.popularmechanics.com/car...s-car-science/

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A few weeks later, I’m at GM’s Technical Center in Warren, Michigan, standing inside GM’s new wind tunnel. Nina Tortosa, the tunnel’s supervisor, fires up the 1,100-hp fan and spins the rolling road beneath a 40-percent-*scale Chevy Silverado. These treadmill systems are standard now in wind tunnels because, in the real world, your car moves, but the road and air don’t. The wind tunnel must reverse both parameters or else the results will be skewed...................

......... Aero will always be important.”
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