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Old 09-02-2013, 09:37 PM   #731 (permalink)
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World Premiere at the 2012 IAA in Hanover: Mercedes-Benz Aerodynamics Truck & Trailer save fuel and relieve the burden on the environment ~ mercedes gla

Click the link above if you like aerodynamic large trucks.

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1952 Chrysler D Elegance
http://www.conceptcarz.com/events/ev...868&catID=2689


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http://s1126.photobucket.com/user/SC...05a79.jpg.html

http://www.trucknetuk.com/phpBB/view...062&start=1140






Too many good ones to keep hot-linking, just go to the site to see more.

http://www.trucknetuk.com/phpBB/view...062&start=1140

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Old 09-02-2013, 10:06 PM   #732 (permalink)
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Old 09-03-2013, 05:44 AM   #733 (permalink)
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I like this better than any stretch limo made in the last 30 years.
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Old 09-03-2013, 12:55 PM   #734 (permalink)
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Possible repost (video in link - Davis).

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Old 09-03-2013, 01:10 PM   #735 (permalink)
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Video of the real thing here:

Boiler Bytes: Purdue students build street-legal solar powered car for E.........


They are using the body shape for down-force similar to my lasted non-posted sketches. Mine is much more 3D, their's look like it was simple to build though.

Okay, this one is just odd.
http://www.nydailynews.com/2.1353/co...allery-1.17525

47 different images though.........
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The GM Chaparral Volt Concept. How about those vortex generators on the tops of the front fenders?

That 2011 article de-slided:
Deslided: http://www.nydailynews.com/2.1353/coolest-concept-cars-gallery-1.17525
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At 57 seconds Mr. Davis ghostrides his whip!
I guess you can't blame kids these days with him setting that kind of example.

In the case of the Davis, it would be faster going backward, and more stable.
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That Beuhrig car was close to production. At least there was a consortium.

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