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Old 04-03-2013, 07:46 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by Mr. Wyndham View Post
I like this thread.

Someone (local) commented to me when I started going on about this car..."But why the hell are they charging more for less?"....I couldn't do much else but ...because I had just detailed every race-derived addition/change to the car that I was aware of.
It's development, research and materials charges.

There are a significant amount of different materials involved:
- thinner rear window = non production samples
- carbon hood - one off for short run productions
- carbon splitter - one off for short run productions
- carbon rockers - one off for short run productions
- carbon brakes

Then there's the hand-built LS7.

Each time a mfg. goes to a higher end production run, labor costs jump for R&D, build and skill
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