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Thursday, March 26, 2009

"Simplify and Add Lightness"

I've written here before how lowering weight is the single greatest factor to improve acceleration, braking, handling, price and economy of operation in an automobile.

Here is a great example of what can be done if you follow Colin Chapman's advice and, "Simplify and add lightness". This British movie and review is impressive. Check it out.

Tata Nano Review Film

There is hope for rational design.

1 comment:

  1. I've read that they plan to build several hundred thousand cars the first year, but need several million per year to break even. I gues time will tell.