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      12-10-2008, 07:05 PM   #1
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6 Wheel Super Car

Found this and didn't see anything posted about it here so I figured I would..This thing looks pretty weird but I wonder how much more grip you get at the front:

http://jalopnik.com/5105964/six+whee...-to-production
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      12-10-2008, 07:13 PM   #2
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I wonder what its like to try too parallel park...

But in all seriousness, are they planing on charging by the tire? This car has 2 more wheels than that car, that's why it costs more.
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I wasn't around for it but I remember reading somewhere about a F1 car with a similar setup that did pretty well, but was eventually banned/changed the rules.
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^ Yup the Tyrrell P34:

http://jalopnik.com/cars/clips/oddba...aco-232843.php
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How much for an alignment at the frame shop for that?
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Boy, talk about clumsy looking. It would have made more sense and probably looked better if they had stayed truer to the Tyrell thinking and made the front wheels as small as possible. This looks like a mutant case of congenital twins.
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Just looks daft IMO. I don't reckon they were good reasons to go with 6 wheels. I'm all for innovation, but this seems desperate to stand out!
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I agree with most of what is posted here. Unless there are serious gains to be had by having an extra set of wheels, it just complicates things.
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The concept really only makes sense on a race track where you could conceivably take advantage of a smaller front end (tiny wheels = less wind resistance). Since this car does not do that it's basically just a gimmick and an expensive one at that.
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Looks like shit IMHO. More crap to go wrong too.
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Odd looking but may be good I cant say much bout it yet..
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