Countryman WRC Test - Sardina 11/26/10

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  1. Nathan

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    Some video from Countyman WRC testing in Sardina

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7lNxm7UikP0]YouTube - Mini Countryman WRC Test Sardinia 26.11.2010 by Kris Meeke[/ame]
     
  2. Metalman

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    Huh....
    Does it look like the rear wing has morphed into something hideous? Strange looking beast of a wing. I always thought it was most effective positioned in the airflow up above the roof. Looks like a Pep Boys "stick-on". I guess wind tunnel work can create strange births.
     
  3. Crashton

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    Looks like a case of form following function to me. It's a rally car after all. If it makes the car faster then heck yes put an ugly appendage on. No way that car is ever going to win a beauty contest anyway. It's beauty has to come from its speed. I wish them luck. :Thumbsup:
     
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    Yup......
    They have the "beauty wing" for the gala photogs.

    And they have the "Whup A$$ wing"..... FTW:D

    Hah.....
    They have the "Swirly Camouflage" to hide the details of the Countryman WRC....
    They have the "Mud" to hide the swirly camouflage.:D
     
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    Yes, pretty ugly wing. :arf:

    It sounds like they detuned the engine a bit or they took out the killer bees. :aureola:

    I would still like to see it do well. :)

    Don
     

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