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Old 10-13-2013, 07:17 PM   #801 (permalink)
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Old 10-13-2013, 09:33 PM   #802 (permalink)
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It was the first mass produced four-seat sports model to be designed in a wind tunnel[citation needed] (with a resulting drag coefficient (Cd) factor of 0.32-0.35 depending on model and year). In October 1982, the Turbo Diesel model was classified as the then-fastest diesel car in the world with a top speed of 180 km/h.
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Found this interesting electric car from 2009 just today.

Looks like it might fit that classic aero template.

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I was really bored so I started reading this from page 1 then came across this, wow if the iMiev actually looked like that maybe I would have considered it!
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This is not a car, but it is the world record bicycle - it went over 83MPH:



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How does he breathe ??
And not pass out from hear exhaustion ?
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The hole in the nose lets in at least 10 liters of air per second at speed. It is not hot at altitude. And the record attempt itself (after gently getting up to pace for 10 miles or so) was a very short sprint. Most of the breathing was done after the fact
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