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Old 11-21-2019, 12:26 AM   #3304 (permalink)
Bicycle Bob
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Pete Brock himself says that the Daytona was considered ugly when it was built. The 5 copies of his original made in Italy were even modified by the crew there who couldn't stand the appearance of the low windshield, and added an inch.
Enzo Ferrari, among others, considered the Jaguar E type the most beautiful car, and its designer didn't even sketch lines. Malcolm Sayer worked with aero equations to produce the curves everybody liked, and refined them with tuft testing: In both cases, form followed function, with great success. Stylists, take note, and get back to the art galleries.
There is no excuse for a land vehicle to weigh more than its average payload.
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