Come on feel the noise
Posted: 21 May 2010
"The motors for the windscreen wipers are the same as those used in fighter planes," says Porritt, warming to his theme. "You can choose to wipe with just one blade, or wipe one twice as quickly as the other. When we froze them for cold weather testing, we discovered we could write a ‘judder' into the program logarithm so the wipers will scrape ice from the screen..."
Getting the picture yet? The One-77 isn't an ultimate DBS with posh bits on. It's a showcase of just what the Aston engineers can do with a near-unlimited budget and none of the constraints of the production line.