(Of metal) very strong under tension: high-tensile steel
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- To reduce body weight, the automaker switched to 80-kg/cm2 high-tensile steel for key frame components.
- Under the bonnet, high-tensile steel combines with magnesium and aluminium to give a chassis with a claimed 46 per cent increase in torsional stiffness.
- Carbon fibre is pre-impregnated directly onto honeycomb panels to form the body shell, with a roll-over bar manufactured from high-tensile steel.
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