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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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The car's low kerb weight of just 1,620 kilograms and ideal weight distribution between the front and rear axles (47 to 53 per cent respectively) plus its low centre of gravity guarantee supreme handling dynamics.
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.
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.
Subject to the kerb weight of the towing tractor unit, the WhaleVac tanker has a payload of 29,500 litres.
1% on the previous year, whilst kerb weight is up 2.
Its kerb weight of 895kg is the lowest in its class, allowing for exceptionally frugal fuel consumption as well as sprightly handling.
The model is based on the automaker's new platform, which makes the small car 30kg lighter than before and has contributed to the car registering a kerb weight of just 890kg - 120kg lighter overall for the whole car.
The Koenigsegg Agera One:1, below, is the first race standard production car with one megawatt of power - and a bhp to kg kerb weight ratio of 1:1.
The Let's has a kerb weight of just 98kg and Suzuki claims it returns a mileage of 63 km/litre.
3-litre V8 front-mid-engine developing 571 hp peak output, 650 Nm of torque and dry sump lubrication, seven-speed dual-clutch transmission in a transaxle configuration, sports suspension with aluminium double wishbones and a kerb weight of 1620 kgs.