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2013 Lexus GS Body Structure

The 2013 Lexus GS Body Structure has an exterior weight reduction through a combination of aluminum alloys, high-tensile strength steel, ultra high-tensile strength steel and hot-press steel.  Yes the steel that has to be heated before it’s stamped! Hot-pressed steel is ...

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2012 Chevrolet Sonic Body Structure

The body structure of the all-new 2012 Chevrolet Sonic sedan and hatchback. Nearly 60 percent of the body structure, as well as the four-mount hydro-formed engine cradle, use high-strength steel. Ultra-high-strength steel is strategically integrated in the forward portion of the rockers and the center cross bar.

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2012 Audi A6 Body Structure

Think Audi has stopped engineering their body structures to reduce weight and improve safety? The new 2012 A6 currently being launched, can weigh as much as 80 kilograms (176.37 lb) less then the previous model. Some interesting and important facts to keep in mind about Audi vehicles.

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