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Old 02-18-2013, 11:00 PM   #551 (permalink)
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Old 02-19-2013, 02:00 AM   #552 (permalink)
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The fans are mounted to generators, which make enough current for it to keep going, once it gets up to speed. They are the secret to it's astonishing performance.
You're kidding, right? I hope so.

That is the original concept built by a Silicon Valley firm called AeroVironment. It's got fiberglass body panels, fixed windows, no suspension, and an inverter that cost more than some houses.
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Ok good. Didnt wanna have to start... uh.. jive translating.
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has anyone ever noticed the vast simularities of the

Ford Probe concept
AND
Ford GT

Setting aside all the performance aspects of both cars
The dimensions arent all that off from eachother. Minus the various scoops and vents of the GT, and that Huge gaping hole for the radiator that is....

The simularities of the front facia, hood angle and wheel placement and wheel well size are almost identicle. The sides of both cars are relativily flat and straight forward. And besides the extra door and steeper rear window of the probe, the tail heights are just an 1" or 2" off. plus the GT has a bit more boattail/side kamm effect angle..

Makes me wonder what would come if the GT had a more flat rear diffuser and no tail lip to reduce downforce... Radiator block, and smoothies
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I've seen several of these on the roads around here.

Tesla Model S. Pretty nice looking car, but quite large!!
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Yes, the Model S is large. It is also the lowest Cd of any car sold today - 0.24.

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