The decision to employ a gyratory, rather than a jaw crusher at Flechtingen is based upon the feed rock which is slabby
by nature and therefore has a tendency to pass through a jaw crusher without being broken up.
Their philosophy appears to be 'big is beautiful' and despite the bold, slabby
sides the profile still looks very attractive.
While the marque still carries the banner for ultimate protection and sheer tank-like ruggedness, it has ditched the slabby
metal-box look for a more modern persona.
Neither is it raucous although there is still a fair amount of wind noise at high speed but that is down to the slabby
shape of the Cruiser rather than anything else.
Rubber is less suitable where there is a high proportion of slabby
material with sharp cutting edges and in wet circuits, as water lubricates the cutting action.
The differences are apparent from the back and the side and compared to the elegance of the C-Class, the rear of the CLC is a bit slabby
, the large rear lights a little old-fashioned and the third brake light too big.
In fact, I prefer its looks to that of the saloon which has a somewhat slabby
I'm much more sympathetic to the severe, slabby
rear: it is now quite agreeable to the aesthetic senses - in contrast to shock-horror reaction at first introduction.
Add extra sporting touches to the SW over and above the estate shape, and it's a clincher for an all-in-one MPV type, but minus the slabby
, van-like profile of such vehicles.
The whole effect shows that SEAT designers are on the right track in achieving modern looks which slim down the overall metal slabby