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FAB Design will make some waves with this whale tail. :eek:






Gemballa's offering still a little camera shy.



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........or how to try and turn your McLaren into a Lamborghini.
 

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One has to wonder if they put any thought into that side vent opening and the fact that the original was designed in the wind tunnel to channel air to the radiators?

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Whats the stupid strip below the windshield meant to do?Or is that just some leftover piece they threw on for good measure??:confused: Lots of posts in 2 minutes so this question relates to the FAB car
 

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One has to wonder if they put any thought into that side vent opening and the fact that the original was designed in the wind tunnel to channel air to the radiators?

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I don't have to wonder. I am positive they did NOT. If you put that thing in the wind tunnel, I bet parts would start flying off.
 

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Whats the stupid strip below the windshield meant to do?Or is that just some leftover piece they threw on for good measure??:confused:
Well if you go and look at your car you'll see that area isn't see-through on the glass anyway:



The bigger question is whether that roof scoop is actually functional or just tacked on for show?

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Well if you go and look at your car you'll see that area isn't see-through on the glass anyway:



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True Erik,but whats the point of it? Is it to screw up the airflow over the bonnet so it matches the rest of the screwed up airflow over the rest of the car?
Where is the air vent meant to go straight into the cabin?.The one on the Hamman at least looks like it might go into the engine compartment
 

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These guys (Hamann) are on a better track. My first impression of this is much more positive than any of the others so far:

This one seems to capture the "I want a GT3 12C" look
 

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That is horrible!! I've always wondered why people try to spoil a beautiful design to have the car look like a kited-up (don't know if that's a real word) boy toy rice rocket.
Agree 100% on the Lambo comment:)
 

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True Erik,but whats the point of it? Is it to screw up the airflow over the bonnet so it matches the rest of the screwed up airflow over the rest of the car?
Where is the air vent meant to go straight into the cabin?.The one on the Hamman at least looks like it might go into the engine compartment
Oh - I thought you were talking about the extension of the roof scoop down onto the windscreen. If you look back at that photo I think you'll see the hood/bonnet is actually popped open in that photo. You can see a gap along the side as well, just above the headlight lens.

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"Look BRO.... Two spoilers for twice the Downforce"..... Both design look plain stupid, specially for the rear. The FAB is worse than the Hamann!!
 

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Well if you go and look at your car you'll see that area isn't see-through on the glass anyway:



The bigger question is whether that roof scoop is actually functional or just tacked on for show?

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I believe there are sensors in there as well like for the automatic wipers.
 

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Brings up another good point - if that extension of the scoop is raised, what happens with the wiper?

Also looking at that rear shot you shared it appears there is an outlet duct on the rear of the roof scoop - utterly pointless - reminds me of the roof scoop on the Gemballa Mirage GT (modified Carrera GT) that served no purpose.

So far I'm not too impressed by the tuner crowd's efforts with the 12C.

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Wow! That interior is shocking! Can you say mood lighting and disco balls!
 
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