
Meine Ehre Heißt Treue

Drag coefficients are cool *pics*
Lots of variables but always fun to look at.
BMW X6 M frontal surface area (A) 2.85m² cw (cd) 0.38 airdragindex (cd x A) 1.07 at 200km/h (125mph) lift front axle 69kg lift rear axle 48kg Audi R8 V10 5.2 (A) 2.024m² (cd) 0.36 (cd x A) 0.72 at 200km/h lift front 23kg downforce rear 3kg Mercedes SL 65 AMG Black Series (A) 2.17 m² (cd) 0.37 (cd × A) 0.80 at 200km/h lift front 56kg downforce rear 22kg Corvette ZR1 (A) 2.059 m² (cd) 0.32 (cd × A) 0.66 at 200km/h lift front 39kg lift rear 14kg Ford GT (A) 1.92 m² (cd) 0.35 (cd × A) 0.67 at 200km/h downforce front 44kg lift rear 2kg Mini Cooper S John Cooper Works (A) 2.05 m² (cd) 0.36 (cd × A) 0.73 at 200km/h lift front 17kg lift rear 20kg Lexus ISF (A) 2.22 m² (cd) 0.30 (cd × A) 0.67 at 200km/h lift front 31kg lift rear 7kg Ford Focus RS (A) 2,35 m² (cd) 0,36 (cd × A) 0,86 at 200km/h downforce front 8kg lift rear 4kg Nissan GTR (A) 2,30 m² (cd) 0,31 (cd × A) 0,71 at 200km/h lift front 3kg downforce rear 8kg Porsche GT3 facelift (A) 2.04 m² (cd) 0.32 (cd × A) 0.66 at 200km/h downforce front 15kg downforce rear 19kg Audi TTS (A) 2.10 m² (cd) 0.32 (cd × A) 0.68 at 200km/h lift front 42kg lift rear 17kg Lamborghini Gallardo LP 5604 (A) 1.93 m² (cd) 0.35 (cd × A) 0.67 at 200km/h downforce front 4kg lift rear 37kg Alpina B3 Coupe (A): 2.14 m² (cd): 0.29 (cd × A): 0.63 at 200km/h lift front 12kg lift rear 13kg Aston Martin DBS (A): 2.11 m² (cd): 0.36 (cd × A): 0.76 at 200km/h lift front 11kg lift rear 10kg Abarth Grande Punto esseesse (A): 2.21 m² (cd): 0.34 (cd × A): 0.75 at 200km/h lift front 26kg lift rear 31kg Mercedes C 63 AMG (A): 2.18 m² (cd): 0.32 (cd × A): 0.69 at 200km/h lift front 35kg lift rear 42kg BMW Z4 3.0si Coupé (A): 1.94 m² (cd): 0.33 (cd × A): 0.64 at 200km/h lift front 28kg lift rear 43kg Lotus Exige S (A): 1.62 m² (cd): 0.44 (cd × A): 0.71 at 200km/h downforce front 5kg downforce rear 24kg Porsche 997 Carrera S facelift (A): 2.02 m² (cd): 0.29 (cd × A): 0.59 at 200km/h lift front 24kg lift rear 14kg 
04052010, 01:52 PM 
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Meine Ehre Heißt Treue

Ferrari 430 Scuderia
(A): 2.02 m² (cd): 0.33 (cd × A): 0.66 at 200km/h lift rear 4kg Audi S5 (A): 2.18 m² (cd): 0.31 (cd × A): 0.67 at 200km/h lift front 52kg lift rear 34kg Lamborghini Murcielago LP 640 (A): 2.04 m² (cd): 0.35 (cd × A): 0.71 at 200km/h downforce front 30kg downforce rear 11kg from a other planet were the Gumpert Apollo numbers.. Gumpert Apollo Sport (A): 1,99 m² (cd): 0,57 (cd × A): 1,14 the very bad cd is because of the giant rear wing and the million cooling openings all over the car ... but they are there for one reason downforce.. at 200km/h downforce front 20kg downforce rear 176kg Honda NSXR (2002) (A): 1.7800 m² (cd): 0.34 (cd × A): 0.60 at 200km/h downforce front 32kg downforce rear 5kg Porsche Carrera GT (A): 1.95 m² (cd): 0.37 (cd × A): 0.72 at 200km/h downforce front 49kg downforce rear 40g Mitubishi Evo VII (A): 2.12 m² (cd): 0.37 (cd × A): 0.79 at 200km/h downforce front 37kg downforce rear 8kg Pagani Zonda F (A): 2,08 m² (cd): 0,36 (cd × A): 0,74 at 200km/h downforce front 1kg downforce rear 25kg Koenigsegg CCR (A): 1,86 m² (cd): 0,35 (cd × A): 0,64 at 200km/h downforce front 13kg lift rear 11kg Porsche 997 Turbo old (A): 2.04 m² (cd): 0.29 (cd × A): 0.59 at 200km/h lift front 9kg downforce rear 12kg 
04052010, 01:53 PM 
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tell me i is retarded and i will just potato

I like how the z4 is right there with the super cars in numbers, pretty neat
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04052010, 01:57 PM 
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WOW, excellent thread. I'm going to have to share this with a few friends.
Where did you find all of those photos and info? 
04052010, 02:06 PM 
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04052010, 02:07 PM 
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RMG 4Ever! Will blow to join.

pretty pictars but i don't know what your mathematics means

04052010, 06:05 PM 
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a is the area of the 'face'(essentially the plane that meets the air)
cd is the drag coefficient and then the draf coeff. time the frontal area gives you a good number to compare between cars due to different classes of cars being shaped very differently(crossover/SUV versus hypercar for example) 
04052010, 06:23 PM 
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RMG 4Ever! Will blow to join.

so which number is the number you'd use to rank them by? the drag coefficient or the CD x area?
also, lower is better, rite? 
04052010, 06:35 PM 
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my car has a lower drag coefficient than all of them hah

04052010, 06:55 PM 
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I want to hang out with all the boys ;)

I'd like to see the Subaru XT and the Ford EXP on this.
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04052010, 07:03 PM 
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I'd like to see 370z and some rx7s of all gens just for the fuck of it.

04052010, 07:09 PM 
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AWESOME. Nice facts.
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04052010, 08:03 PM 
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Quote:
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04052010, 08:14 PM 
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Hai guise... is my GGP prom worthy?

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