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Old 09-15-2015, 11:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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the future of boat tails?

Here's Mercedes' Transforming Afterburner Tail In Action

It seems they took a lot into account for drag except the brick nose.

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brick nose

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Here's Mercedes' Transforming Afterburner Tail In Action

It seems they took a lot into account for drag except the brick nose.
The nose requires very little softening to achieve fully-attached flow and flow saturation.
Here is the mid-70's VW Golf.Nothing wrong with it at all

M-B's nose should be just fine.

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