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Old 10-03-2019, 04:53 PM   #3231 (permalink)
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Is that the jet car that the lady TV celebrity died in?
No that was Jessy Combs "the fastest women on 4 wheels" in the American Eagle rocket powered car up in Oregon. Her car lost brakes, primary and secondary shoots before running out of lakebed at speed.
This was Rob Freyvogel, as of monday he was still in a coma.
/driver-who-crashed-doing-over-400-mph-at-salt-flats-still-in-coma the artical said the crash happened between 420-450mph theire aim was the fastest piston powered wheel driven running in 496 AA/BFS (AA=502+CI B= Blowen/FORCED INDUCTION F=FUEL other than gas/diesel S= Streamliner)

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Old 10-03-2019, 05:07 PM   #3232 (permalink)
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That was a motorcycle.
Valerie Thompson is the one that went down at 396 mph on a motorcycle.
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06 Subaru Forrester XT(WRX PACKAGE) MT AWD Turbocharged 18 plying dirty best of 26mpg@70mph
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Old 10-03-2019, 05:49 PM   #3233 (permalink)
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Yikes!

My son's friend holds four motorcycle records (350cc) at 100mph.

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Sorry [not sorry] I can't let go on the Audi off-road vehicle. A similar vehicle that has pontoon fenders for on-road:

https://phys.org/news/2015-02-ntu-un...-d-concept.html

Another that uses the wind-split sides and pontoons, but ditches the wheels


https://www.designboom.com/technolog...ar-10-30-2017/

Would the side wind-split keep the upper windows clear of mud and debis? That'd be an aerodynamic feature.
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Old 10-08-2019, 08:22 PM   #3234 (permalink)
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I'm not sure if this car has already been posted on this thread - Fiat Turbina.


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Or this one - Alfa Romeo Disco Volante:


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This car hasn't been posted, as far as I can remember - FSM Beskid 106:



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This car has been posted, but this is a beautiful example - Tatra 77A:

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This one's a crazy:

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I'm not sure if this car has already been posted on this thread - Fiat Turbina.
As I recall it was a black-and-white picture. Once again I'd like to see a 50/50 morph between the Volhahart-Saggitta V2 and (in this case) the Disco Volante.

The red bike says Colani. Not surprised.
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The concept for the Mercedes EQS has a claimed Cd of 0.19:


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