Originally Posted by AKGC
A miata? lol
It took hyundai supposedly 10 years to produce the GC.
cars are just get heavier larger and more expensive.
I had mine parts next to my friend's z32 and the GC is giant, yet my insurance considers it a sport compact, and they weigh about the same.
Back then the z32 was considered heavy.
Blame technology for the weight. People generally want more "creature" comfort in their vehicles these days. That accounts for a lot of weight gains. That and the additional bracing needed because of flimsy panels.