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Definition of kerb weight in English:


The weight of a car without occupants or baggage.
Example sentences
  • High revs and a relatively high kerb weight might seem to be a performance denting formula, but the revised motor does not seem to agree.
  • As a van it is pretty good but the addition of windows, rear seats and trim pushes the kerb weight of the model to nearly 2,000 kg and transforms its driving characteristics.
  • With a kerb weight of 1350 kg, the car's 100 bhp engine gives a good account of itself.
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