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Old 02-06-2014, 03:24 PM   #1061 (permalink)
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Old 02-08-2014, 01:19 PM   #1062 (permalink)
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This is the underside of a Tesla Model S:



Awesome! That is part of how it gets a Cd of 0.24.
Are you guys sure that is the real car ? Look at the scale.

It appears to be similar though :
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Old 02-09-2014, 09:21 PM   #1064 (permalink)
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Yes, that is an actual Tesla Model S. It came from a first responders training video for EV's and they used several Model S's to show and tell, as well as practice on.
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Old 02-10-2014, 01:45 AM   #1065 (permalink)
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Of course everyone knows about the Beutler tour buses built on Type II chassis in the 50s—they made two; but I just discovered pictures of the barn-door era Military Observation bus. My new favorite body style.



Also here's a home-built motor home where the front of the roof is much like the Rumpler Tropfenwagen, just without the plan taper in the rear. 4-wheel skirts.

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Old 02-10-2014, 03:06 PM   #1066 (permalink)
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Are you guys sure that is the real car ? Look at the scale.

It appears to be similar though :
That may be the roadster?
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