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curb weight

[′kərb ‚wāt]
(mechanical engineering)
The weight of a motor vehicle plus fuel and other components or equipment necessary for standard operation; does not include driver weight or payload.
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"Packing in 44PS of power and 35Nm of torque and weighing only 154 Kg (kerb weight), the 390 Duke has truly been India's first mid-size sports bike.
The kerb weight of the world's fastest pickup undercuts that of the BMW M3 convertible by around 50 kg.
Chassis: Monocoque; Wheelbase: 2874 mm; Kerb weight: 1800 kg
The high fuel efficiency, coupled with a low kerb weight of 600 kg, ensures that the Tata Nano - at 101 gm / km - has the lowest CO2 emission amongst cars in India.
Take a tarmac bend at speed and the 2.3-tonne kerb weight and suspension's huge articulation mean a hefty hand is needed on the tiller.
"It also has sports suspension with aluminium double wishbones and a kerb weight of 1,620kg, all that it takes to make the car a power house on the road."
A rooftop solar panel will charge the Herpa's batteries to give a range of 156 miles, while kerb weight is less than 1000kg.
Based on the V8 Vantage coupe, it has a kerb weight of less than 1,600kg because the bonnet and boot lid are moulded in carbon fibre and the concept also adopts motor sport-inspired carbon ceramic brake discs.
The Polo BlueMotion comes with modifications to an already efficient diesel engine mated to a low kerb weight, improved aerodynamics and longer gearing.
For the ideal towing balance, your caravan's maximum technically permissible laden mass (MTPLM) should equate to 85 per cent of your car's kerb weight. This ratio can be increased to a maximum 100 per cent for experienced towers, but must not exceed this and in some circumstances it may be illegal to do so.
The Ministry adds that, at an average of 1989 cm3, engine capacity has increased by 1.1% on the previous year, whilst kerb weight is up 2.3% to an average of 1,440kg.
The innovative project's target kerb weight of 950kg will be 250-300kg less than a typical midsize family car of today.