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Old 04-09-2016, 01:30 PM   #1941 (permalink)
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It would be interesting to know the aero differences between the fianchi stretti and the skirted C52, if they are otherwise identical. Narrow hips gives up some sleekness but gains smaller frontal area.

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The spider and coupé 2.0-litre prototypes are preserved in the Alfa Romeo Museum in Arese, and are regularly used in classic car races. Estimated value of each is between 1 and 2 million Euro.[9] The fianchi stretti spider is part of the Schlumpf collection, on display in the Musée national de l’automobile in Mulhouse, France.
To answer the question would require a visit to museums in France and Italy with a smart phone, and some CFD analysis.
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To answer the question would require a visit to museums in France and Italy with a smart phone, and some CFD analysis.
or published data which probably exists.
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But what if these hypothetical 'published figures' don't include yaw angles? That's where the differences will show up.
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http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2016/04/1954-plymouth-explorer-by-ghia.html

Very nice semi-fastback roofline. This one is interesting to me because I had a car with the same 103hp flathead six.
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I took a picture of this car in the parking lot by the donut shop. Does anyone know what it is?



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