50 Car Innovations We're Thankful For

Wind Tunnel Testing

When a car is moving at speed, aerodynamics are quite possibly the most important factor. Aerodynamics define handling, traction, top speed, stability, and efficiency. The Chrysler Airflow (pictured above) was the first car to use wind tunnel testing to create a more aerodynamically shaped vehicle. Even though it was a total flop, it was easily one of the most influential cars in history.

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