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Old 04-23-2019, 08:02 PM   #3021 (permalink)
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Yeesh! Looks like an un-aero car to me.
Yep, but would be a good addition to the Aerodynamic Oddity thread.

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Another of the highlights of this year event was the presence of six of the Mercedes-Benz C111 & co. research and record vehicles, along with a beautiful barn find condition 300 SL.

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Old 04-23-2019, 11:42 PM   #3022 (permalink)
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I'll leave it there so the thread continuity doesn't break.

Maybe a little overdone? If it were upside down on the other end of the car it would be like the infinity wing on time attack cars. Speaking of which, that front wing on the C111 looks very prescient.

I like this wheel. There's a Vanagon hubcap much like it, but they're 14".

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Found this in one of those Youtube 'weird vehicle' videos, the 1992 BMW Columbus:

The Petrol Stop: BMW Columbus





That's a V-12 under the cyan guy's foot. It's like a Super Previa. Or a bubble top coupe bus. A Columbus.

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What would you call thisó a Gurney flap, an external base plate?




....a bad idea?
No. A very good idea. Enough dough either of us could finish trailer restoration.
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I was not able to snap a photo, but apparently Honda has an aero-sedan out that's going to be love it or hate it.

I saw it in color white with full rear wheel covers and air-curtains up front. I think it was more Accord size than Civic.

Looked liked the car a Stars Wars storm trooper would drive to the space port and back in.
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I was not able to snap a photo, but apparently Honda has an aero-sedan out that's going to be love it or hate it.

I saw it in color white with full rear wheel covers and air-curtains up front. I think it was more Accord size than Civic.

Looked liked the car a Stars Wars storm trooper would drive to the space port and back in.
You’re not talking about the Clarity, are you? There are a ton of them on the roads here.

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Found this in one of those Youtube 'weird vehicle' videos, the 1992 BMW Columbus:

The Petrol Stop: BMW Columbus





That's a V-12 under the cyan guy's foot. It's like a Super Previa. Or a bubble top coupe bus. A Columbus.

That is pretty different - and it has a centered driver's seat.
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I like Previas so you can imagine what it does for me.

I'd want a camper van conversion, though.
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You’re not talking about the Clarity, are you? There are a ton of them on the roads here.
I only drive about 7,000 miles a year, mostly around town. So I don't get out much, and work out of my house.

That is the car, a Clarity you say.

I live in Prius country, the intellectuals car of choice in a college town.
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I claim 2000 miles a years, but it's been months, except for one 40 mile round trip.


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