GM Files for Aerodynamics Patent for the Corvette

GM has filed for a patent for an aerodynamics package for the Corvette. The aerodynamic package is called an "active package". The functionality of the package changes variable to the speed of the car.

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Key Takeaways:

1. GM has filed a patent for an aerodynamics package for the Corvette.

2. The package is an "active package" which means that the angles of the package change relative to the speed of the car to help alleviate uplift.

3. A similar system is being used by Bugatti's and Pagani.

Quote: "The Chevrolet Corvette active aerodynamics system will be more elaborate, taking into account vehicle speed, body roll, body angle, ride height from wheel to wheel and steering angle." (Rall, 2017)

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