What shape should a car be?

1 Answer:
  • Anne Wereg
    A car body with the aerodynamic shape passes with least resistance through the air, as a consequence the fuel economy is improved. For a vehicle without aerodynamic shape of the body, a lot of engine power is required to drive through the air.
    Body Shape.
    Types of VehiclesCd (dimensionless)
    Motor Cycle1.75-1.85
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