The price of saving weight is £1000/kg

Discussion in 'MB Defectors to Other Marques Forum' started by wemorgan, Jun 24, 2011.

  1. wemorgan

    wemorgan MB Enthusiast

    Apr 5, 2008
    A205 C220d's a BMW thread!

    BMW M3 CRT revealed -

    Despite the whopping surcharge of £1000/kg weight saved in the new BMW M3 CRT I like the idea of carbon fibre reinforced plastic.

    Maybe I've missed the news threads, but I'm wish MB would use more new materials. Remember the days when family cars weighed 1000kg?

    For a modest consultancy fee I would propose deleting the sounding proofing to saving more weight. They could charge the customer even more then! ;)

    It reminds me of my pet hate of carbon fibre interior trim!
  2. jaymanek

    jaymanek Authorised Forum Sponsor Authorised Forum Sponsor

    Nov 29, 2002
    Nuneaton Warwickshire
    Lots of Mercedes!
    carbon fibre just loos cheap to me... they need to make it look different!

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