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Tamiya Lotus Type 78

By Mark Melchiori
Published: February 1, 2009
Tamiya Lotus Type 78
In 1977, Lotus's genius designer, Colin Chapman, used the idea of ground-effects to help his race cars handle better. By shaping the underside of the car like an inverted wing, and sealing the edges, at speed the car was literally "sucked" to the ground.
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