Backwards cars?!

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This isn't quite a photoshop, but I thought you might like if I shared a real life example from the 24 Hours of LeMons:









 

CraigB

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Well that's just confusing. What kind of chassis is riding on?
 

leviathan

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Mythbusters have done this for real as well. Apparently, there's a myth around that a Porsche 928 is more aerodynamic backwards than it is forwards, so they tested it full-scale. Can't find a video on Youtube, but here are some pictures:


 

jaydlewis

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Figured I'd lay the pimped (dig those 5-spoke alloys) luxury version on you. These have proved to be fun, and needed, distractions.
 

Eunos_Cosmo

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^^Looks better, IMO. I like the 'fastback' roofline.
 
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