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Does anyone know what the weight distribution is like on the Chevy SS? Chevy seems to have done a great job at making this car a well refined performance vehicle but did they do a good job with weight distribution?

I'm hoping it's as good as the weight distribution on cars like the Scion FR-S/Subaru BRZ and Porsche's.
 

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Does anyone know what the weight distribution is like on the Chevy SS? Chevy seems to have done a great job at making this car a well refined performance vehicle but did they do a good job with weight distribution?

I'm hoping it's as good as the weight distribution on cars like the Scion FR-S/Subaru BRZ and Porsche's.
Should be the same as the G8 which was 50/50. Makes for great handleing
 

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G8's were essentially 50/50 being ever so slightly biased toward the front and I would expect the same from the SS.

The even weight distribution really helps in winter conditions when properly equipped with a snow/ice tire.
 

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Agree with Jmac, the 50/50 weight distribution makes my G8 GT outstanding in the snow with Ice-X radials. And it's a HOOT to drive in snowy conditions!
 

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According to the excellent spreadsheet that SMANN put together, the weight distribution is about 52/48.

I think if you push the go pedal, it gets closer to 50/50! :)
 

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note, the Commodore has been part of the Australian / New Zealand Race circuit for many, many years, so definitely influenced the handling attributes of this fabulous car
 

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I somehow doubt it is a perfect 50/50.
How much gas is in the tank?
Spare/no spare?
All tires have exact air pressure?
Wheels have the same offset?
Then there is left/right weight.
Cross weight (right front/left rear).
These are all things that affect weight.
Someone that has spent hours with his racecar on scales getting the set-up right
I can tell you it is not 50/50 from the factory.

The only way to find out is to get a set of racing scales and find out what it is.

This should start a :storm:
 
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anything close to 50/50 distribution makes for a fun handling vehicle.

NOW.... somebody Que that video of the 'Dore in V8 supercar series driving straight thru the chicanes!!
 

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50/50 +/- 5. OFG in drivers seat cancels out the spare :devil
 

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What about the 105.4 lbs of fuel (full tank) and spare tire 56 lbs. jack and battery?
 
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