1958-01-01

STYLE IS MORE THAN SKIN DEEP 580283

The fundamental factors underlying automobile styling are discussed. Three basic elements are: what a vehicle is for--the task, its performance, and its cost. The body designer must provide for comfort and safety of passengers, and must accommodate chassis components, fuel, and luggage. These must be arranged to take on form expressing nature of vehicle. Examples of this process are discussed.

SAE MOBILUS

Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 43% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: With TechSelect, you decide what SAE Technical Papers you need, when you need them, and how much you want to pay.
X