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Old 08-16-2018, 01:44 AM   #2811 (permalink)
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Active side skirts. Now there is an interesting concept.

How far down is best? If they only activate when the car is above 50 kph, the roads should be flat enugh so you could bring the skirts down to 1cm - 1/2 inch from the ground.

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Old 08-16-2018, 10:52 AM   #2812 (permalink)
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Just A Car Guy: Wait... what? They really made some cool unusual one off customs for the Tour De France
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Old 08-20-2018, 11:00 PM   #2814 (permalink)
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1938 Delage. More pictures: https://www.mecum.com/lots/CA0813-16...rosport-coupe/
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It's beautiful but I'd wager the Cd is atrocious.
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Old 08-22-2018, 01:04 PM   #2816 (permalink)
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Same/similar trailer now on ebay for sale.


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The Holiday House Geographic, is among the most desirable vintage travel trailers in the world. One of only two currently known to be in existence, the body of this trailer was designed by world renowned industrial engineer, Chuck Pelly, designer of the Scarab race car and founder of Designworks USA, which is BMW's California Studio................

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The Geo was featured on the cover of the June 2018 edition of Vintage Camper Trailers Magazine. The Geographic took the trophy for Best of Modernism at the 2018 Palm Springs Modernism Vintage Travel Trailer Show, and Best Mobile Mansion at the Pismo Coast Rally in May of 2018. The trailer has also been filmed for an upcoming episode of Extreme RVs on the Travel Channel airing August 5th, 2018. Please check out footage of the build on the "Flyte Camp" YouTube Channel.


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Not a car, but the most aero motorcycle I've seen from the factory...

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Watching the video, it would be super easy for the back end of that thing to slide out from under you, though.

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