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Other improvements were made to the relationship between the front end’s vertical strakes and horizontal dive planes, underbody elements, and diffuser.
Too many performance cars these days adorn the undersides of their rear bumpers with black plastic channels and strakes that can't possibly have any meaningful aero effect.
The oddly bulbous body features strakes and vents that never saw a wind tunnel and a misshapen rear end that looks like an angry alien with a case of the clap.
Aircraft also install strakes and other devices that help smooth the airflow and help pilots keep the transport steady.
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