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Old 06-04-2013, 11:27 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Old 06-05-2013, 12:30 AM   #12 (permalink)
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I think I see bucket style headlights??
I think I see transparent covers over those bucket style headlights...
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Old 06-05-2013, 12:38 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Looks like a guy who doesn't know to put his phone away while driving...
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Old 06-05-2013, 12:40 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Time for the New Yorkers to do some research and get the scoop on this car for the rest of us...
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Old 06-05-2013, 12:52 AM   #15 (permalink)
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... or the driver is waving at the photographer...
I hope your right.
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Old 06-05-2013, 12:59 AM   #16 (permalink)
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That is pretty awesome.
I was told that the shape of those side air scoops are a design that is meant to be low drag without turbulence or noise.
The body looks really well done, crisp lines, not like the average one off.
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Old 06-05-2013, 01:38 AM   #17 (permalink)
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I was told that the shape of those side air scoops are a design that is meant to be low drag without turbulence or noise.
Definitely well thought out then. He did his homework
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Old 06-05-2013, 02:37 AM   #18 (permalink)
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I think they have been discussed it the aero threads:
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Old 06-05-2013, 06:21 AM   #19 (permalink)
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... or the driver is waving at the photographer...
Looking at the original photo, it doesn't look like there is a phone in his hand. Can't tell if he is waving or even looking at me. Might be blocking the sun from his eyes, or I caught him lowing his hand from blocking the sun.
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Old 06-05-2013, 06:57 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Nice looking piece! I'd suggest checking the local colleges, universities, tech institutes. (I googled around a bit but didn't find anything.)

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