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Old 09-28-2023, 07:13 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yes, it very much depends on use case. Crumple zones? Cargo capacity/access? Headroom? Legroom? Curb weight? Weight balance? Underbody design and size? Winter or summer usage? Mid, front, or rear engine? Etc.

I’d say to look at nature. In my view, most fish are similar in shape, but different. The basic ideas of a round nose and a streamlined tail are present. What is employed to reach that shape differs depending on different factors.

However, I’m still an amateur.

I think Luigi Colani is a really good person to study in this regard. He designs cars that go against a lot of low drag ideologies and they’re all slippery.
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