Rear auto bodywork plug development

Getting the lines from the rear deck of the car to the back of the roofline was crucial. We tried several different options, including drawing a straight angle from the edge of the back deck to the roofline, but eventually Will from Joe Bradley Fibreglass hit the jackpot with a gentle slope to soften the angle slightly. The rear engine cover design will have a clear section to allow the AMG donk to be displayed proudly. 

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Test fitting the rear wing concept side plate.

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Whilst we were happy with the lines between the roof and the rear deck, something still wasn’t quite right about the look of the car. 

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The roofline needed to be lower to keep the overall sleek profile of the car that we wanted. After a few measurements and a bit of deliberation we worked out that approximately 100mm could be trimmed off the height of the mid-clip, which would subsequently lower the roofline by the same amount, and allow a sleeker rear profile. 

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Once the lines between the roofline and rear deck had been defined, Will could work his magic filling in the blank spaces with curves, angles, and air intake scoops that could inhale small children! Here’s a walk around of the work in progress showing the technique that Will skilfully used to build up the scoops with layered foam and then carved it all back to perfect proportion!

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Myself, like a proud father, inspecting the Ligero coming to life at Joe Bradley Fibreglass!

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