Thread: Cd or weight?
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Old 10-26-2020, 10:29 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I would vote lower cD. Careful driving to minimize brake use can minimalize weight penalty. Inertia isn't the enemy until you convert it to heat.

I would also assume in real life that weight could buy you extra utility.
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