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2022 F1 Cars Bouncing on the Track and "Porpoising," Explained
2022 F1 Cars Bouncing on the Track and "Porpoising," Explained

25 Feb 2022, 09:26 UTC / Testing in virtual environments has left out a very important aspect: how the new 2022 F1 racing cars will handle the real track. For now, they bounce

 
Mercedes-Benz VISION EQXX Pursues Efficiency in Controversial Ways
Mercedes-Benz VISION EQXX Pursues Efficiency in Controversial Ways

5 Jan 2022, 22:22 UTC / Reducing weight was achieved by adopting an air-cooled battery pack, a solution that no modern electric car dares to offer.

 
Mercedes-Benz VISION EQXX Will Reveal Its Sexy Lines Before CES
Mercedes-Benz VISION EQXX Will Reveal Its Sexy Lines Before CES

15 Dec 2021, 23:29 UTC / The most efficient vehicle Mercedes-Benz ever built will also be at the digital event, which will happen from January 5 until January 8

 
Examining the Cutting-Edge Technologies Behind the Mind-Blowing Chiron Super Sport
Examining the Cutting-Edge Technologies Behind the Mind-Blowing Chiron Super Sport

30 Nov 2021, 15:33 UTC / The exquisite Chiron Super Sport is boasts a series of innovative features and technologies that make it one of the fastest production cars in the world

 
Books About Tuning – A Few Recommendations To Get You Started
Books About Tuning – A Few Recommendations To Get You Started

26 Nov 2021, 12:32 UTC / When you cannot find an answer online, it may be in a book. Yes, this can apply to tuning as well. Here are a few hand-picked recommendations

 
Mercedes-Benz Vision EQXX Will Be Presented on January 3, 2022
Mercedes-Benz Vision EQXX Will Be Presented on January 3, 2022

25 Nov 2021, 22:05 UTC / Markus Schäfer announced on LinkedIn that the compact (C-segment) concept would be even more aerodynamic than the EQS, with very reduced energy consumption

 
Rivian R1T Beats EPA Range, But Is the Least Efficient EV Edmunds Ever Tested
Rivian R1T Beats EPA Range, But Is the Least Efficient EV Edmunds Ever Tested

13 Nov 2021, 08:51 UTC / Although that was predictable, it shows that the future electric pickup trucks will not have an easy way to beat aerodynamics or weight easily.

 
NIO ET7 Has 0.208 Drag Coefficient, But Have You Seen Its LiDAR?
NIO ET7 Has 0.208 Drag Coefficient, But Have You Seen Its LiDAR?

24 Sep 2021, 10:04 UTC / It is beaten by the Mercedes-Benz EQS and its 0.20 drag coefficient, but it ties with the Tesla Model S Plaid. NIO promises 1,000 km (621 mi) of range

 
Abarth 695 Esseesse’s Variable Spoiler: Will It Improve Aero or Just Aesthetics?
Abarth 695 Esseesse’s Variable Spoiler: Will It Improve Aero or Just Aesthetics?

30 Jul 2021, 07:31 UTC / The Abarth 695 range welcomed a new limited-edition member not long abo and it comes with an interesting adjustable spoiler.

 
2021 Hennessey Venom F5 Hits Over 200 MPH During Aero Testing With Just 900 HP
2021 Hennessey Venom F5 Hits Over 200 MPH During Aero Testing With Just 900 HP

20 Apr 2021, 15:53 UTC / Not long now, Hennessey Performance Engineering will premiere the all-new Venom F5 at the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance

 
1936 Chrysler Airflow Stored for 50 Years Is the Grandfather of Aerodynamics
1936 Chrysler Airflow Stored for 50 Years Is the Grandfather of Aerodynamics

25 Mar 2021, 14:54 UTC / Alongside the European-built Tatra T77, the Chrysler Airflow was the first production car to feature a streamlined body and enclosed fenders

 
A Closer Look at the Mind-Blowing Aerodynamics of the GMA T.50s Niki Lauda
A Closer Look at the Mind-Blowing Aerodynamics of the GMA T.50s Niki Lauda

25 Feb 2021, 12:23 UTC / On Niki Lauda's birthday, Gordon Murray revealed the T.50s track monster, one of the most aerodynamically-efficient vehicles to date

 
C8 Corvette Z51 Wickers Add a Distinctive Look to the Mid-Engine Sports Car
C8 Corvette Z51 Wickers Add a Distinctive Look to the Mid-Engine Sports Car

11 Feb 2021, 08:20 UTC / If you want a great-looking spoiler without compromising your car's rear visibility, the ACS Composite wickers may be right up your alley

 
The Aerodynamics That Helped the AMG GT Black Series Become King of the ‘Ring
The Aerodynamics That Helped the AMG GT Black Series Become King of the ‘Ring

21 Jan 2021, 15:58 UTC / The fastest production car in the world is also one of the most aerodynamically efficient thanks to many features borrowed from the world of motorsport

 
Gordon Murray Finally Explains How the T.50’s Massive Rear Fan Actually Works
Gordon Murray Finally Explains How the T.50’s Massive Rear Fan Actually Works

6 Jan 2021, 12:57 UTC / After creating the McLaren F1, Gordon Murray recently revealed its successor, the T.50, an exciting supercar with a massive rear fan that raised many questions

 
Thanks, Golf Ball! Bugatti’s Monstrous Bolide Has World-First Active Roof Scoop
Thanks, Golf Ball! Bugatti’s Monstrous Bolide Has World-First Active Roof Scoop

11 Dec 2020, 12:57 UTC / Bugatti has revealed one of the most outstanding innovations featured on the Bolide, the world's first active roof scoop inspired by a golf ball

 
How Lamborghini Completely Revamped the Aerodynamics of the New Huracan STO
How Lamborghini Completely Revamped the Aerodynamics of the New Huracan STO

26 Nov 2020, 11:38 UTC / After seing the Huracan Performante on track, we thought Lamborghini couldn't build a better track-oriented car, yet they proved us wrong with the new STO

 
Just Say No to Fake Design Elements on Cars
Just Say No to Fake Design Elements on Cars

9 Jul 2020, 20:55 UTC / This isn't the first time that people have talked about this, but it seems that designers and engineers are still sourced from different planets

 
BMW iX3’s Fancy New Wheels Help It Gain 6 Miles of Range
BMW iX3’s Fancy New Wheels Help It Gain 6 Miles of Range

5 Feb 2020, 15:20 UTC / BMW presents the design of the wheels created for the electric iX3, says they should cut drag by 5 percent and electricity consumption by 2 percent

 
Gordon Murray T.50 Supercar Revealed with Huge Rear Fan and 980 Kg Weight
Gordon Murray T.50 Supercar Revealed with Huge Rear Fan and 980 Kg Weight

10 Dec 2019, 16:00 UTC / Gordon Murray T.50 comes with a Cosworth-built V12, maximum 700 hp, and a 400 mm fan fitted at the rear to increase downforce