Mercedes’ vision for active aerodynamics


Active aerodynamics are taken to the next level with the Mercedes-Benz Vision AVTR concept. The 33 ‘bionic flaps’ on the back of the vehicle are reminiscent of scales of reptiles, and they can move in several directions to apply optimal downforce in response to driver inputs. Rather more elegant than a boot spoiler!

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Adam divides his time as an editor between the worlds of aviation and motoring. These worlds may seem a little diverse today, but autonomous technology and future urban mobility is bringing them ever-closer. Adam is also chairman of the Vehicle Dynamics International Awards.

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