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Old 09-20-2010, 10:54 PM   #101 (permalink)
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I remember reading a while back that nano paint (fancy term for structurally engineered paint) of some sort may end up being used to improve the CD rating of vehicles in the future.


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Old 09-21-2010, 12:31 AM   #102 (permalink)
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Old 09-21-2010, 01:11 AM   #104 (permalink)
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...I wanted one of those Sebring Sprites...but settled for a 1965 MG Midget, instead, the first model with the roll-up windows.
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Here's another that I have not seen before:


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It is referred to as W. Everett Miller’s Arrowhead.

Here's the only other image I could find:

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Here's a bunch more pictures:

Google image search for "1938 Hispano-Suiza Dubonnet Xenia"

Woah...




It is *not* a small car...


Check out how the doors open:
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1921 Rumpler Tropfenwagen

It had a boat tail, boat front , boat everything...

Rumpler Tropfenwagen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


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Rumpler, born in Vienna, was a designer of aircraft when on the 1921's Berlin car show he introduced the Tropfenwagen. It was to be the first streamlined car (beating the American Chrysler Airflow and Czech Tatra T77). The Rumpler had a Cw-value of only 0.28. The measuring, which was run at a Volkswagen windtunnel in 1979, astonished engineers;[1] Volkswagen wouldn't beat the value until 1988 with the Passat. The Fiat Balilla of the period, by contrast, was 0.60.[2]




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