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New Bobsled Design Sets The Ice On Fire

BMW teamed up with the USA Olympic team to design a lighter and faster bobsled.

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Designers distributed the weight of the sled in a way that improved aerodynamics and easier steering

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This was achieved by adjusting the sled's center of gravity and narrowing the nose.

By changing the body of the bobsled to carbon fiber, BMW redistributed the weight of the sled to increase efficiency during the race.

Image below courtesy of BMW Group.

Learn more about how BMW is designing to "drive on ice"

View this video on YouTube

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Video courtesy of BMW Group.