While everyone else is drooling over the Alpha body...

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While everyone else is drooling over the Alpha body...

Postby OriginalWheelman » Sat Mar 07, 2015 9:18 am

I noticed this.

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They redesigned the rear aero of the car. I want to know if that improves the airflow with the top down. I mean who really wants to drive with the top down and windows up?


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Re: While everyone else is drooling over the Alpha body...

Postby PapaSmurf2k3 » Sun Mar 08, 2015 9:10 am

Looks like a channeled wind deflector and an XM radio antenna.

I'm not sure how much that little dorsal fin would do for the overall aero and balance...

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Re: While everyone else is drooling over the Alpha body...

Postby OriginalWheelman » Sun Mar 08, 2015 9:40 am

Fix this maybe?

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Re: While everyone else is drooling over the Alpha body...

Postby PapaSmurf2k3 » Sun Mar 08, 2015 10:22 am

:gotme
Wind tunnel/aero is borderline more art than science haha.

I'd like to see the other Miata models in there too (NA, NB, and new ND). Top up vs top down.

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Re: While everyone else is drooling over the Alpha body...

Postby Ace2cool » Sun Mar 08, 2015 12:51 pm

I wanna see the wind tunnel on an N/A with the top down and lights up.


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