Definition of underbody
: the lower part of something: such asa : the lower part of an animal's body : underpartsb : the lower parts of the body of a vehicle
Examples of underbody in a Sentence
the underbody of the car was starting to rust
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Grille and lower air intakes now have slats, which open for cooling and close when not needed, optimizing aerodynamics along with airflow-channeling elements fitted across the entire underbody.
Underbody covers, an aerodynamic rear bumper bottom spoiler and an extended trunk edge contribute to a low coefficient of drag.
The Trailhawk also includes more-aggressive exterior styling, higher approach and departure angles, an inch more ground clearance, underbody skid plates, and red front and rear tow hooks.
Many of the steel parts of the Acadia’s underbody are held together not by rivets or welds but by advanced adhesives similar to those used in modern airplanes like the Boeing Dreamliner.
After the lithium-ion batteries in a few Teslas were damaged in collisions, and the cars caught fire, company co-founder Elon Musk announced the company would add a titanium shield to the underbody of the Model S sedan.
The cars can feature highly detailed engines, functional suspension systems, and underbodies so aerodynamicists can properly test drag and airflow and get accurate assessments of how life-size vehicles would cut through wind on the road.
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