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Active aero patents for Corvette suggest Chevy is getting tricky with downforce


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GM attorneys have been busy between coffee breaks patenting technology that may come in handy for the 2020 Corvette, which is due to break cover in a few months. The four patents earned between July 2017 and August 2018 define ways to control the Corvette’s ride height, adjust side-skirt height, manage both the height and the angle of a rear wing, and to vary internal air ducts to optimize both downforce and drag.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/09/05/active-aero-patents-for-corvette-suggest-chevy-is-getting-tricky-with-downforce