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Aerodynamic

  • 2018 IndyCar body aerodynamic improvements

    Indy cars not only have to ensure stability at high speeds while going in a straight line, but they also must operate at high speeds while cornering. Although much news surrounding the 2018 IndyCar body style has focused on its sharp new looks, the latest design also implements some serious aerodynamic upgrades. IndyCar has published a video hosted by "Professor B," Jon Beekhuis, that dives into the latest body design of the race cars. The changes tackle two issues: aerodyanamics and safety. Frankly, we commend IndyCar for not only designing and engineering safer race cars but ones that look...

  • FutureTruck big rig concept. Image: Jeremy Singley
    We Have Aerodynamic Cars, Why Not Streamlined Big Rigs?

    Think automotive aerodynamics and you'll either think of aerodynamic components for reducing lift or increasing downforce, or you'll think of streamlined, low-resistance vehicles like the 2011 Toyota Prius. Car designers have a tough job to combine these features in your typical road car - ideally...

  • 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI wing teaser
    2011 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Brings Back The Wing

    With Subaru making the regular Impreza WRX Sedan and Hatchback look more like the pumped up STI model for the 2011 model year, designers needed to add something new to make the most extreme of Imprezas stand out from the crowd. This latest teaser released by Subaru confirms that the automaker is...

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    Video: BMW cuts ribbon on new high-tech Aerodynamic Test Center

    BMW is celebrating its Technology Day today, and as the central feature of the event, the carmaker is launching a new Aerodynamic Test Center (ATC), where future cars will be made both more efficient and more sporting. The high-tech facility presents a striking appearance from outside, leaving...

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