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    Why is the CTS 360 lbs heavier than the G35?

    http://www.automochatter.com/forum/s...ead.php?t=2889

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    Re: Why is the CTS 360 lbs heavier than the G35?

    The CTS is slightly larger overall. 4.6 inches longer, 2.7 inches wider and .8 inches taller. The CTS has a 6 speed automatic, the G35 has a 5 speed automatic. Taking the product of the dimensions shows that the CTS is about 8% larger than the G35. That would account for about 275 pounds. The transmission would add some more pounds.

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    Re: Why is the CTS 360 lbs heavier than the G35?

    I will let the engineers and the experts give you the correct answer but on the surface it seems to me that its because its a bigger car. 4.6" longer, 2.7" wider and .8"taller. I don't know how much this represents it terms of weight.

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    Re: Why is the CTS 360 lbs heavier than the G35?

    It would be even more if the CTS had a sunroof to match the tested G35.

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    Re: Why is the CTS 360 lbs heavier than the G35?

    It's longer by like 3 inches and wider by about an inch. It's just bigger.

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    Re: Why is the CTS 360 lbs heavier than the G35?

    What does the M class Infiniti weigh? The G35 is a little car compared to the CTS.. so theres your answer..

    I would like to know what the 50 thousand dollar M35 awd weighs if you don't mind..

    I'd bet its the same or more than the similiarly sized CTS.

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    Re: Why is the CTS 360 lbs heavier than the G35?

    Because it's a CADILLAC.

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    Re: Why is the CTS 360 lbs heavier than the G35?

    The heavier the better ?

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    Re: Why is the CTS 360 lbs heavier than the G35?

    1. CTS is bigger
    2. CTS has more sound proofing materials
    3. M35 approximately 4,000 pounds..

    And to be honest - who really cares...

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    Re: Why is the CTS 360 lbs heavier than the G35?

    I think youre right MoFex

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    Re: Why is the CTS 360 lbs heavier than the G35?

    360 pounds of balls, it's a Cadillac.

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    Re: Why is the CTS 360 lbs heavier than the G35?

    ...because they compared it in the wrong class.

    The '08 CTS is a 5 series competitor.
    The G35 is a 3 series competitor.

    Cadillac's Euro-BLS will be a 3 series competitor when it comes here.

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    Re: Why is the CTS 360 lbs heavier than the G35?

    G35 is lighter.

    LOL

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    Re: Why is the CTS 360 lbs heavier than the G35?

    Quote Originally Posted by silver bullet View Post
    Because it's a CADILLAC.
    damn you stole my post, thats exactly what i was going to say, word for word, haha.

    cadillac=heavy

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