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Old 08-21-2020, 03:42 PM   #3531 (permalink)
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Cars like that are a sign of insane levels of wealth, and total disregard for sustainability.

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Old 08-21-2020, 06:23 PM   #3532 (permalink)
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That belongs in the 'Most Un-Aerodynamic Cars' Forum. A POS, made for people with SFBs.
https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=SFB

Why do you say that? Not the people part, the un-aerodynamic part? Does it need running boards? I always picture something like that with a Beetle body and hood grafted on. For passenger space and ingress/egress.
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Old 08-22-2020, 11:30 AM   #3533 (permalink)
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Why do you say that? Not the people part, the un-aerodynamic part? Does it need running boards? I always picture something like that with a Beetle body and hood grafted on. For passenger space and ingress/egress.
I think because from his point of view a box van would be more aero efficient. That thing is just throwing air everywhere but straight back, much like a phantom F4 loaded to the hilt but it looks marvelously dahling.
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That thing is just throwing air everywhere but straight back
Not seeing it. Other than the outside mirrors, what is throwing air everywhere? It has a nose like a super-train, the front fenders are ventilated on the inside following modern supercar practice, and the tandem seating reduces the frontal area.

If it had side-by-side seating it would look fairly conventional [for the time].

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I like some of the details.
  • The double-stacked front bumper with tow hooks inbetween.
  • The ladder is a wooden girder with a metal upper section.
  • The recessed ladder on the starboard side appears to be about 8-10" wide.
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A ripoff of the Tesla Model Y according to Transport Evolved.


https://insideevs.com/

They punted on the Falcon doors, but I like it. If the gull-wing was removable for a T-top that would be even better.
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"Stubby" civic racer.

A loooot of metalwork went into that, but the results seem like a net improvement.



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A ripoff of the Tesla Model Y according to Transport Evolved.


https://insideevs.com/

They punted on the Falcon doors, but I like it. If the gull-wing was removable for a T-top that would be even better.
It is much lower / longer than the Model X - which is the model referenced on Transport Evolved.

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https://insideevs.com/news/440051/hu...v-crazy-doors/

Except it only has renderings, so I'm calling it vaporware.
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Were the results measured? (It looks like increased drag and rear lift to me (from the shape of the top side, don't know if the secret diffuser is doing anything))

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What is that, a roof graft?

How about an aero-Jeep?


https://justacarguy.blogspot.com/202...made-from.html

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