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Car Roof Covered In Golf Ball-Like Dimples to Increase Speed and Car Efficiency

Written on August 17, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Concept solar powered car, features a dimpled roof to reduce drag and boosts car efficiency

French designer, Dimitri Bez has proposed a solar-powered concept car that showcases dimples, inspired by golf balls.

The Hexa car concept immitates the surface of a golf ball and optical cavity of its unique material. The car’s unique roof design reduces drag of the vehicle just like a surfboard or a golf ball and at the same time, promotes the efficiency of the solar powered vehicle, even on a cloudy day.

The car’s dimpled roof reduces heat transfer, allowing the vehicle to conserve solar energy.

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