Originally Posted by KahnBB6
So no return of the very safe upright gas tank design from the SC/Soarer coupe, then. Oh well, I guess pass-through room is a good thing given that it's a more compact design than their last volume coupe.
Full gas tanks are heavy. The lower you get them in the car, the better it is for handling. Also, there spare tire adds a ton of reinforcement to the trunk floor, so a rear impact has to crush that as well before the gas tank will puncture/rupture.