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Aerodynamic cars


“Win on Sunday, sell on Monday” was the mantra of the ‘60s auto makers, creating the horsepower race; the fuel crisis and pollution concerns of the ‘70s brought a need to consider aerodynamics and while the science had existed for years in the aviation industry, it took the ‘80s for car makers to catch on.

Today, you may be hard-pressed to tell a Ford from a Honda and since crossovers are the rage, their shapes are determined by interior space, power train packaging, federal regulations and production feasibility. The main reason they look alike is, you guessed it, aerodynamics....

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