Incredible rear section of the Diablo GT2 - wooden diffuser set very, very well in a fantastic rear assembly!

Can’t remember where I read about the wood itself (balsa? pine?) but it’s basically an example of efficient engineering as well as being an innovative idea

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A lot of great things started with the SV, like the spoiler that made its way onto later models which I posted in the recent Jalopnik article about spoilers, which actually prompted me to make this one :D

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Though this diffuser evolved, from alllll the way back...

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What excites me about its diffuser is the “hollowness” of it, the massive radiators for the engine lead out into the cupped diffuser which is also moving a lot of air from the underneath of rest of the car up and away...

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But the road car perfection lies in the GT, where a new, lighter version is used by omitting the rear bumper (the GT was a Euro-only model) and the lights there were integrated into the taillights (I love asymmetry in cars, this is a mild example of such)

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The new diffuser makes those fans so visible, plus it shows how steeply raked up the rear end of the body is, I love how it so visibly screams that the whole rear is designed to get air up and away, giving downforce (the SV makes a bit of positive downforce at speed, the GT with new front dam and this assembly probably makes more)

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The SVR had a great setup as well, but GT2 happened, so that’s my race car entry!

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You know I’m biased, so open my eyes! :D I really wanna to see examples from both road and race cars guys :)