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Has anyone heard how heavy the car will be ?

All I see is how they're adding weight to it
Air/Con
Central Locking
Electric Windows

Has anyone been thinking about making it lighter ?

or are you all happy that it's light enough even with all this lead in it ?

How about Carbon seats and Mag wheels ?

The first Elises had ceramic disks, but the supplier couldn't keep up with production so they were dropped, shame.
(unsprung mass) :(
 

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I saw a link to 2.4kg cf seats, polycarbonate side and rear windows, lighter exhaust, alternator etc. Nice.

If the car doesn't feel as peppy as my 'gutted' '00 S2000, I might consider weight reduction of the Elise.
 

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HI Mark,
Welcome to the board, think I've seen you on SELOC?

I'm quite happy with the US car as it is, it handles beautifully even if a bit heavier.

A lot of people have discussed ways to make the car lighter, it'd be relatively easy to shed 50-100 pounds for those who really need it. I'll keep mine just the way it is.
Chris
 
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