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air scoop

[′er ‚sküp]
(design engineering)
An air-duct cowl projecting from the outer surface of an aircraft or automobile, which is designed to utilize the dynamic pressure of the airstream to maintain a flow of air.

air scoop

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A hooded opening used to direct outside air into an aircraft structure in flight. The ram effect increases the amount of air that flows into the structure.
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The 207 will be available in either three or five door body styles with Sport and GT models distinguished from the Urban, S and SE versions by different bumpers, grille and shiny-surround fog lamps mounted in the air scoop.
Visually, this new model - called the Cooper SD - is identical to the petrol powered Cooper S, with its air scoop in the bonnet, a front apron with an extra large air intake and centrally located twin exhausts.
A large air scoop in the bonnet gives the Legacy a powerful and sporty appearance and overall it is much more stylish than its predecessors.
The flagship derivative - my test car - is easily identified from its stablemates by the slightly higher set and more curvy bonnet with an air scoop set to the driver's side of the vehicle rather than centrally positioned as in the 2.
The new M5 is easily distinguished from other 5 Series sedans due to its re-styled front air dam incorporating a large air scoop and oval fog lamps.
The model features uprated suspension designed by Sachs, bigger brakes built by PFC, an air scoop on the roof, side windows made out of Plexiglas, two bucket seats, a full roll cage, a digital instrument cluster, a fire extinguisher, and alloy wheels fitted with all-terrain tyres.
There is the large brand emblem, a pronounced three-dimensional front end and whereas rally cars have an air scoop, the forstars features a video projector.
The family ties can't be denied though as the air scoop on the bonnet is unmistakably Subaru.
It's as aerodynamic as a brick and with a huge air scoop bulging from the bonnet has a frontal area of 34.
From the dual-pod dashboard, to the quad taillamps and concealed headlamps, to the side air scoop, the new Corvette looks like a Corvette -- a requirement which customers validated during every phase of Chevrolet's customer research.
The family ties can''t be denied though as the air scoop on the bonnet is unmistakably Subaru.
A huge air scoop on the bonnet feeds the intercooler for the turbo while the already sporty looks of the Mazda3 have been embellished with a bigger grille, flared side sill and a roof spoiler.