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1. (WO2016059402) VEHICLE AIRFLOW CONTROL APPARATUS

Pub. No.:    WO/2016/059402    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2015/053027
Publication Date: Fri Apr 22 01:59:59 CEST 2016 International Filing Date: Thu Oct 15 01:59:59 CEST 2015
IPC: B62D 35/00
B62D 37/02
Applicants: ASTON MARTIN LAGONDA LIMITED
Inventors: BROOKS, James
HASTIE, Grant
WILCOX, Richard
KIRK, Andrew
SMART, Dean
MATCHAM, Benn
MCALLISTER, Andrew
COE, Darren
Title: VEHICLE AIRFLOW CONTROL APPARATUS
Abstract:
A vehicle airflow control apparatus (900) has an air inlet (902) at the rear quarter glass (906) of the vehicle and ducting (908) leading via an openable joint (912) and rear ducting (912) past a bend (916) to an exit blowing aperture (918), a concertina element (928) allowing duct movement, the openable joint having a self-alignment cup (938) with wedging inner sides (944, 946), an interface seal connecting the rear ducting and the cup, a deployable spoiler (920) having a drive system (978),10 outboard positional control of the spoiler being provided by a rod (998) with cone surfaces (1000, 1002).