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Old 05-01-2018, 10:07 AM   #2711 (permalink)
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I'm guessing that the undercarriage is a mess aerodynamically and the car does not follow the aero-template. However I think it holds great promise.

The side pipes are not helping, not with the aero, and not with the spacecraft-like theme.

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Old 05-01-2018, 12:10 PM   #2712 (permalink)
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Tight door cut-lines? They could have traded the outside exhaust for rear fender skirts. It appears to be vented at the back of the bubbletop. The fastback appears too flat and steep.

I like it too.


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Old 05-02-2018, 05:49 PM   #2713 (permalink)
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Riding on the top like that probably increases drag by a third.



Neat: That would be 65 mph for 1 HP.

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Provenance? It has similarity with the Subaru SVX.
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It was configured as a trans-continental freeway cruiser,...............

The entire design was based on '92 Taurus SHO mechanicals, with its own steel tube spaceframe chassis.

Like the M1 Mclaren, the driver sat in the center, so that it could be driven anywhere in the world without modification and the rear seat could accommodate 1 or 2 passengers.
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Old 05-03-2018, 10:48 PM   #2716 (permalink)
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Well that’s about the weirdest adaptation of a Taurus I’ve ever seen lol... wasn’t the second generation Taurus fairly aerodynamic anyway though?

I had a 95 model, but with the 3.SLO(Vulcan)
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Did it inspire Saab's 92???

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Aww the cute!





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Did it have Elio-level production numbers?

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