Originally Posted by aajami
Who says this? Published lap times between the two clearly show this is not the case. The GTS and CRT share the same engine, yet the GTS is lighter and has a more track-focused suspension.
M personnel. The more even front - back weight distribution, slightly different chassis and less rear overhang are the reasons cited.
FWIW - I've driven otherwise equivalent versions of the sedan vs. coupe. The sedan feels more secure and tighter. It's not huge but it's detectable, even off track.