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I just realized today that my speed 3 gt has a gross vehicle curb weight of 4114lbs!!!!!!!!! i thought they were supposed to weight under 3200 lbs!!??? and no way in hell is xenon bulbs, some leather, 4 TPMS, and a small ass sub going to account for 1/2 a ton. even my manual says that.... i am missing something or what??? because i recall even magazines test cars were 3200 which gave them a 12 pound per horse power rating... WTF?????
 

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[quote author=tvissues link=topic=66251.msg1136301#msg1136301 date=1168119610]
I just realized today that my speed 3 gt has a gross vehicle curb weight of 4114lbs!!!!!!!!! i thought they were supposed to weight under 3200 lbs!!??? and no way in hell is xenon bulbs, some leather, 4 TPMS, and a small ass sub going to account for 1/2 a ton. even my manual says that.... i am missing something or what??? because i recall even magazines test cars were 3200 which gave them a 12 pound per horse power rating... WTF?????
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um.. it weighs 3128 ish.

im pretty sure thats max weight while loaded.. Ie with passengers etc.
 

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where did you see that your car weighs 4114?! thats clearly not true.
 

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[quote author=tvissues link=topic=66251.msg1136301#msg1136301 date=1168119610]
I just realized today that my speed 3 gt has a gross vehicle curb weight of 4114lbs!!!!!!!!! i thought they were supposed to weight under 3200 lbs!!??? and no way in hell is xenon bulbs, some leather, 4 TPMS, and a small ass sub going to account for 1/2 a ton. even my manual says that.... i am missing something or what??? because i recall even magazines test cars were 3200 which gave them a 12 pound per horse power rating... WTF?????
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You have confused the two weight rating specs of a car. First is Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) and that, as already mentioned, is the max total vehicle wieght including passengers and cargo. Second is Curb weight, which is the weight of only the car itself and DOES NOT include passengers or cargo. That is the weight commonly quoted in the specs and magazines and is about 3150 lbs for a Madaspeed3.
 
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