Originally Posted by Iron Man
Yeah, I think he converted that backwards. 300kg = 660LB or so. I seriously doubt they could drop that much weight, without dramatically boosting the cost (more Al and CF to get that kind of weight loss).
I was basing it on a similar weight reduction of the E87 vs F20.
I figured roughly a 140lb weight reduction for the new 2 series replacing the current 1 series coupe.
A 660lb reduction is never going to happen. That's an extreme weight loss, more in line with a high priced lighter weight materials.