Installing a Spoiler


Spoilers first started appearing on the rear deck lid of American cars in the 1960s. Also called air foils or wings, spoilers served a functional purpose on racing cars, creating a down force on the rear end to help tires grab better and make the car more stable at high speeds. They were most often used on production cars to give them a sporty and racy look.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2006/08/24/installing-a-spoiler