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Old 02-26-2019, 07:09 PM   #218 (permalink)
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Isn't that a Chevrolet? The slabsided Mopars and Cadillacs OTOH:


https://heacockclassic.com/wp-content/uploads/8-1-1.jpg

I compare the early BATs to the Sunbird/Road Runner with the towel rack wing. That's a high-aspect airfoil with a lift-reducing wing. The BATs had no trunk lid clearance problems and less downforce. Luigi Colani would roll those fins in just because he could, and I think the slot midspan has some effect in crosswinds. Any vortexes shed are held closely into the wake.
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