The NIssan Deltawing racer took a lap at Sabring last week, and the batmobile lookalike car didn't tackle every apex at competition speeds, but demonstrated that its development is definitely on the right path.
Nissan says the design weighs half as much as a typical competition vehicle and has half the aerodynamic drag as well, making it far more efficient. The car requires less power to maintain the same level of performance. Check out in action, in video after the jump!
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It’s a sad fact that car accidents are very common all around the world, and one of the leading causes of death, even in developed nations. It’s also an unfortunate fact that the large majority of traffic collisions are caused by human error in some way. While most people will stick to road laws and drive carefully, there’s no such thing as a perfect driver. Here are some of the most common causes of car accidents, and how you can avoid them. Read more
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