The “expert” at 2:47 really doesn’t know what he’s talking about, though. There are plenty of front-engined sports cars with perfect 50:50 weight distribution (the C7 Corvette, for example). Mid-engine cars tend to have a slightly rearward weight bias (60/40), which is optimal for RWD acceleration from a stop and for getting the power down as you’re leaving a corner. The closer the weight of the car is to the center of mass, the easier it is for a car to rotate around a corner, but what he said about about equal weight on axles/tires really is off, related to mid-engine cars.

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