[DML] Re: eBay Delorean
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[DML] Re: eBay Delorean

The coefficient of drag (CDx) is the wind resistance times the frontal area.
So if this program used CDx, it did include the frontal area.

Paul Gress

William T Wilson wrote:

> The car is definitely faster than that. I have a program called "Cartest"
> which computes top speed (plus 0-60 mph times and a variety of other
> performance information) and I believe it said that the "calculated" value
> based on the gearing, coefficient of drag, and power is 122 MPH. But the
> DeLorean has a small frontal area (not counted by this program) and I
> wouldn't be surprised if 130 MPH were possible.
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