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Evora weight limit.

The manual indicates a 400lb weight limit. My son is 6'4" and 220lbs (lifts daily at a gym) and I'm 6'3" and 180lbs. I'm wondering what pushing the 400 limit could do. I know some vehicles provide a limit to avoid overload on suspension or frame componentry. Is the limit there to avoid performance/braking deficits or to prevent structural damage?

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Not gonna break the car, just adversely affect the "dynamic balance". That is, don't push her so hard on the limit tracking out towards a curb or edge of the road, or push threshold braking as much. Tooling around town you're swell.

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Not gonna break the car, just adversely affect the "dynamic balance". That is, don't push her so hard on the limit tracking out towards a curb or edge of the road, or push threshold braking as much. Tooling around town you're swell.
As stated, keep the G's down and no problem; in cornering and braking under high G forces loafing goes up tremendously on two wheels.

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