Thread: Cd or weight?
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Old 10-27-2020, 02:02 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by M_a_t_t View Post
I wouldn't bother making the final decision based on those 2 facts. I want to know reliability of the drivetrain, etc. I'd consider the cd and weight to be byproducts of the vehicle. No reason to try to save gas if you're buying a different car early because of the drivetrain.

That being said, if they truly are the same but with those being the only 2 differences I'd probably go with the heavier, but aero one. Utility reasons mostly. Good technique can trump specs. Looks at funkhoss's caprice.
I've read his build thread. That car really is one of a kind.

There are two vehicles that fit the description of the OP, actually. The drivetrain is very similar between the two. I was just wondering if most people here would prefer aero over weight.
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