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Old 10-05-2012, 05:36 PM
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Originally Posted by solstice View Post
Engines are dropping in displacement and there is no reason why cars should get bigger and heavier and I think we might be at the crest now. Porsche already dropped 400 lbs of the Cayenne, VW made similar reductions on the Touareg. The new Audi Q7 is rumoured to drop even more and the Range Rover still more. I think the next 5 series will be lighter than the F10 which I think will be keep it's position as the heaviest 5 series forever.
I noticed the Bentley Continental GT went from 5181lbs to 5115lbs with the 2012 redesign. I guess every little bit helps.

2013 X5M ........ 2013 650xi ...... 2011 550xi (ret) 2011 335d (ret)
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