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Old 09-11-2016, 11:29 PM   #2201 (permalink)
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Old 09-14-2016, 12:53 PM   #2202 (permalink)
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Old 09-14-2016, 05:56 PM   #2203 (permalink)
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What might have been.... Interesting:
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Ghia has a long history of designing and/or building interesting cars for the Ford family, including Lincoln. They built the Lincoln Futura in 1955, which Adam West famously later painted black so he could use it to fight crime.
George Barris gets cut right out of the picture. The Batmobile and the Ala Kart were the only good things he did after his brother Sam passed.


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Old 09-19-2016, 08:16 AM   #2204 (permalink)
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With a few slight modifications (remove those protective perimeter bars) this looks fairly aerodynamic.

Random TRANSPORTATION pictures - Page 1746 - Pelican Parts Technical BBS


I'm sure this has been posted before, just never seen a color photo of it before personally.


Below, not exactly street legal - but very cool.

Random TRANSPORTATION pictures - Page 1746 - Pelican Parts Technical BBS


This one has potential, cover up those spokes, re-rout the exhaust pipes....etc.

If nothing else, a low "A" in the CdA calculation, although the rolling resistance of that rear tire may negate it all.

Random TRANSPORTATION pictures - Page 1746 - Pelican Parts Technical BBS



Other images in that link/page go into the un-aerodynamic thread.
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1941 Tatra T87: The Jalopnik Classic Review
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Other images in that link/page go into the un-aerodynamic thread.
Not all of them:


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Hucho gives Cd 0.36 for this car,same as RAM 1500 with tonneau,active shutters,active suspension.
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Renault is the only company to use 'Megane' with their cars so far.
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Possibly the world's most aerodynamic 1924 Oldsmobile?


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How's everyone's German?

Random TRANSPORTATION pictures - Page 1747 - Pelican Parts Technical BBS


I'm just going to float this out there, any design which gets the radiator out of the front of the car is a step in the right direction, aerodynamically speaking.

Die Mercedes-Benz Heckmotor-Fahrzeuge der 1930er Jahre - Initiative Kulturgut Mobilitšt










I cannot read German, but this has got to be air-cooled.

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