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front spoiler [1 record]

Record 1 2004-12-14


Subject field(s)
  • Bodywork and Framework (Motor Vehicles)
  • Motor Vehicle and Bicycle Accessories

A device made of metal or plastic fitted beneath the front bumper of an automobile and intended to enhance aerodynamics and stability by blocking the flow of turbulent air under the chassis.


At high speeds the front spoiler, with the built-in air ducts for brake cooling, reduces lift on the front axle thus further improving directional stability.


  • Carrosserie, caisse et châssis (Véhicules automobiles)
  • Accessoires d'automobiles et de bicyclettes

Le design du becquet avant est plus prononcé, bénéficiant désormais de prises d'air plus larges et cloisonnées au centre qui rallonge les lignes caractéristiques du capot moteur.

Key term(s)
  • béquet avant


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