Jersey Tom wrote:You can do some interesting things with active differentials, Ciro - but there is a limit. Not quite what you are describing, which IMO is better left to 4-wheel steer.
machin wrote:Formula None wrote:Porsche? Corvair? Not quite as drastic, but close.
The 911 GT3 road car reportedly has a weight bias of 38:62 (
richard_leeds wrote:I'd have thought that configuration only suitable for drag strips.
Here's an early prototype demonstrating the inherent stability issues ...
Ciro Pabón wrote:Actually, as the nose is light and long, I think it would fulfill the crash adsorbing function in a lateral impact.
Scania wrote:for the 911 case, I think that the friction is the key point
for normal car, front & rear tire friction are very close, when you brake hardly, rear wheel will lock, it lose friction, and the front friction are still huge, so the car will lose control.
on DW, the front tire is very small, even the rear wheel lock, the friction are still higher then front wheel, so it will keep stable
Did anybody besides me notice in the CFD video the huge separation bubble behind that huge flat aft facing rear body? Huh? "Low drag?" This thing looks like it has a lot of surface area for what it contains. Low drag?
What BS in
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