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Old 05-25-2017, 09:56 AM   #2391 (permalink)
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MJamson, nice find.

What city were you near?
Göteborg in Sweden, the home town of Volvo.

It was a pleasant spot as I normally don't drive home that way.

Two years ago I was driving to Stockholm and spotted a prototype Scania.

Not so far away from where I live Volvo has their testing grounds, so every now and again I get lucky and see prototypes on trailers or being driven.

It is quite confusing with the Fusion, as what you are refering to I know as a Mondeo, and what I know as a Fusion, I don't think was ever sold in the US.

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Old 05-25-2017, 12:04 PM   #2392 (permalink)
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Just a mid-sized Ford coupe/saloon.

EPA engine testing center on north side of town, we get to see all sorts of automobiles coming and going.

Plus three car magazines in town always with the latest.
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A super expensive Rolls Royce Sweptail looks to be aerodynamically interesting:



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Would the sharp edges on the trailing edg of the C pillar cause turbulent separation? Shouldn't this be a smooth transition (radiused)like the bottom of a winglet on the tip of a wing?

Looks like some one at Rolls Royce has been reading the

http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post352634.


And this one post #484 Dated 2013

The Rolls Royce followed the template
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And this one post #484 Dated 2013
Hey that's one of the sketches I've done.

I just about flipped that design upside down to get down-force, was afraid it would fly off the road being so wing like.

Here's one from another forum.

Random TRANSPORTATION pictures - Page 1877 - Pelican Parts Technical BBS


Hey, does anyone else see a similarity?
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I'm surprised you didn't pick this one:


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I'm surprised you didn't pick this one:
I'm not up to the task of reposting all the cars of interest in that thread. I have to pick and choose a few favorites and leave it at that. Between the right angles on the radiator cowl and the too steep of an angle fastback, it just looked more style than substance.

These cars below are models, but interesting models.

https://hiveminer.com/Tags/aerodynamic,delage



Same link, not a model:
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I'm not up to the task of reposting all the cars of interest in that thread. I have to pick and choose a few favorites and leave it at that. Between the right angles on the radiator cowl and the too steep of an angle fastback, it just looked more style than substance.
Agreed, it was just that's it's a Rolls. I try to resist getting sucked back into the Pelican Parts thread. It's a half-day every time; I was just trying to short-circuit that process.



Those are sweet. When they can 3D print whole car bodies on demand, they can print bronze hinge inserts and faux rivet heads as needed. Meanwhile, at 1/43rd:

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Would the sharp edges on the trailing edg of the C pillar cause turbulent separation? Shouldn't this be a smooth transition (radiused)like the bottom of a winglet on the tip of a wing?

Looks like some one at Rolls Royce has been reading the

http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post352634.


And this one post #484 Dated 2013

The Rolls Royce followed the template
It looks like an all-glass roof between the sheet metal.If so,they may have made cost concessions for a one-off concept,staying away from extremely expensive compound,3-way curves,necessary for a proper Jaray greenhouse.
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Hey that's one of the sketches I've done.

I just about flipped that design upside down to get down-force, was afraid it would fly off the road being so wing like.

Here's one from another forum.

Random TRANSPORTATION pictures - Page 1877 - Pelican Parts Technical BBS


Hey, does anyone else see a similarity?
It looks your car inspired this one from the 1940s

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