I don't even want to remember how much I spent on the TA04, but it probably costs more than my Pro4 by now :P The only reason why I went crazy is coz its a personal project, Blue. I plan to put it up on display with its carbon fibre chassis (tub seems to be more suited for current race conditions, for me) when its racing days are over.
My car weighs in at about 1530 with batts and bodyshell. If I use a lightweight bodyshell, it should come in about 1500 flat which is just right for racing.
p.s. you ain't seen my other blue equipment yet.. (pulsar, fans, ex-10 etc...)