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Old 11-03-2019, 12:45 AM   #3281 (permalink)
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I always wanted to make my VW van look like a locomotive. The guy who bought it had this picture up on his shop wall.


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Old 11-04-2019, 12:44 PM   #3282 (permalink)
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That's true, but how often do you see five heads in one car? When it happens, it seems to be in old clunkers more often, too.
It is hard to compare two different designs.

The XL1 and the EV1 are 2 of the only production cars that have a tapered plan, with narrower rear track.
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Old 11-04-2019, 02:50 PM   #3284 (permalink)
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Riversimple Rasa:
This car is in one of my folders already, but I don't recall when, where or how.

I like the early sketches but see the final form probably works better.

Riversimple - The Rasa
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The Rasa is a two seater ‘network electric’ car, powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. The chassis is a carbon fibre monocoque made from very lightweight but extremely stiff carbon fibre composites. The monocoque chassis weighs less than 40kg.
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Kawa11. The newer tail end has better separation.
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I love the Riversimple chassis - but the hydrogen fuel cell drivetrain is a no go.
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I love the Riversimple chassis - but the hydrogen fuel cell drivetrain is a no go.
There's ... ahum ...3 H2 filling stations in Belgium

Nearest is a 70 km round trip
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Boxed cavity on a Porsche. Is it a 356C or a 911?
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Boxed cavity on a Porsche. Is it a 356C or a 911?
They took great pains to make a 911 look like a 356 didn't they?

I think the extra width and area of the wheels/body more than makes up for the racer box cavity benefits.

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Six years ago, Emory Motorsports Inc. began working on restoring and modernizing a 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RSR.........................

The body of the vintage coupe has been re-done from scratch using aluminum and stainless steel, and the windows are plastic/polycarbonate, rather than glass.


I would put this into "Oddity" thread or even the Non-Aerodynamic category despite some of it's positive features.

Gotta compare it to the stock car, the Duck-Tail lowered drag if I recall correctly.

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Looks to be a typo in that article above, this is what the maker's website says.

Emory RS
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Imagine the essential chassis and suspension pick-up points from a ’90s Porsche 911 artfully blended into the chassis and body of a 356
More of a 356, not a 911 - just as it looks like.


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