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Old 06-29-2019, 02:18 PM   #3121 (permalink)
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Just A Car Guy: just because it's only cgi doesn't mean a thing... someone drew up a new Henderson that was what they might have made in 1930

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I like the shiny skegs/exhaust. But maybe angled outward like a 1961 Olds.

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Old 06-30-2019, 10:19 AM   #3122 (permalink)
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Angled outward means they drag on turns
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I'm not trying to defend that idea, I know it's questionable, but...

The lowest point is at the wheel.
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Just imagine that the size of a motor home.

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Hm, not very aerodynamic, but he's certainly reduced the frontal area quite a bit.

https://www.brettspauldingsales.com/...Edc679xMgyKTHM



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ID.3 Has 0.26 Cd!

The VW ID.3 has a Cd of 0.26! Very impressive for a hatchback.

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Three minutes earlier it was 0.23??
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Three minutes earlier it was 0.23??
I think that was just a typo (or confusion with the Model 3 mentioned just before); the guy in the video said 0.26, but it isn't official.

ETA: If it is 0.26, that's very good, especially compared to something like the Bolt which is a similar shape but 0.32. Goes to show how much details matter.
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Hm, not very aerodynamic, but he's certainly reduced the frontal area quite a bit.

https://www.brettspauldingsales.com/...Edc679xMgyKTHM



Bear in mind that,the frontal area has nothing to do with the front of the vehicle.It's the overall shadow of the body,projected from dead-ahead,or from dead-behind,with coherent light,as sunlight,or laser light.

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