I’ve seen a number of people taking about unsprung weight on vehicles, and how more weight is a bad thing.

http://www.formula1-dictionary.net/unsprung_weigh…

I remember seeing something a while back, where the disc brakes were moved in-board, and mounted right next to the differential, inside the car. Is there a reason, perhaps other than packaging, why more sports cars don’t do this?

EDIT: Never mind - answered my own question. Wikipedia to the rescue. I figured I might as well post this in case anyone else is curious.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inboard_b…