kerb weight


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kerb weight

n
(Automotive Engineering) the weight of a motor car without occupants, luggage, etc
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To carry four or five people, a Ford Fiesta has a kerb weight of about 1,000kg, a Focus 1,200kg and a BMW X5 2,600kg.
The sedan has a ground clearance of 165mm along with kerb weight of 1,085 kgs.
As a result the kerb weight has been reduced by 10kgs resulting in a payload increase of 10kgs.
Suspension on the double cab has been changed from a five piece to a three-piece leaf spring system for improved ride comfort and reduced noise levels.As a result the kerb weight has been reduced by 10kgs resulting in a payload increase of 10kgs.
Jaguar Classic is targeting a range in excess of 170 miles for the all-electric E-Types, helped by the car's low kerb weight and sleek aerodynamics.
The Pure as its name suggests, is the most simple and basic model with lightweight seats and 17in alloy wheels for a kerb weight of 1,098kg.
The Surrey-based supercar company have stripped this mighty Mac down to its bare essentials and have achieved a remarkable kerb weight of only 1198kg.
With a kerb weight of 1,250kg, the powerful V12 allows the IE to complete the sprint from 0-60mph in just 2.5 seconds, with power being sent to the wheels via a sequential six-speed paddle-shift gearbox.
A few minor tweaks have also resulted in a drop in the kerb weight of the car, which has supposedly resulted in a boost in fuel economy.