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Old 12-19-2012, 04:51 PM   #1
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Default What do you think the weight of the C7 will be?

I think it will be 3,030-3,040.

What do you think? Make it official and post it.
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Old 12-19-2012, 05:11 PM   #2
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I think there's some bragging rights if they can get the dry weight under 3k, even if it's 2998.

I expect cars 150lbs lighter than the current model. So...
coupe at about 3050 ~ (6.5 lbs/hp)
light weight NA track beast at about 3000 ~ (5.75 lbs/hp)
FI king of the hill at about 3100-3200 ~ (4.75 to 5.0 lbs/hp)

My guesstimates, FWIW
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Old 12-19-2012, 05:15 PM   #3
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3k + or - 50lbs
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Right around 3000-3100.
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Old 12-19-2012, 05:21 PM   #5
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Right around 3000-3100.
That's like saying I'm a millionaire, plus or minus a million.
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3250.
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Old 12-19-2012, 05:29 PM   #8
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That's like saying I'm a millionaire, plus or minus a million.
Ok....I'll say 3100 LBS.
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Old 12-19-2012, 05:42 PM   #9
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Ok....I'll say 3100 LBS.
I'm going with 3100 as the curb weight too. That's very light these days. 3000 or under would be ridiculously light - don't see it going quite that low.
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Old 12-19-2012, 05:46 PM   #10
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Ok....I'll say 3100 LBS.


I'm going with a pound under 3000#, even if they have to lie about it, to achieve it..

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2999.999999 LBS ...........Wet weight
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Old 12-19-2012, 05:53 PM   #13
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That's like saying I'm a millionaire, plus or minus a million.

I am all in with a hair under 3000. You don't work that hard and settle for 20 Lbs over !
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3250.
GM says 3208 for base C6, you really think C7 will weigh more?
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That's like saying I'm a millionaire, plus or minus a million.
You're absolutely right. It's an internal argument I have with myself. How much weight can they shave off the standard version to counter the added weight from the FI, wider wheels/tires, bigger brakes, etc...

I'll refine my 'top dog' to the middle and say 3150 @ with 660hp.
Coupe I still say will come in a hair under 3k if they can make it happen without blowing the price target.
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Sometimes, it's easier to find a pound on your waistline that's easier to lose than a pound from your car.
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No Dreamerak but it will probably be around the same weight IMO, I did not know the base coupe was under 3300 so I thought it was lighter. 3208 is pretty low already, maybe 50-75 pounds less.
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I'm going with 3100 as the curb weight too. That's very light these days. 3000 or under would be ridiculously light - don't see it going quite that low.
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I recall reading an article regarding the drastic weight cutting measures gm went to when developing the ATS. These guys are serious...

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