Imagine the crunching sound of that car being caught beneath the wheels of a city bus or a semi barreling down a busy six-lane city street where the speed limit is 45.
Imagine the screams of the driver of that car as its 11-inch wheels get stuck in the ruts of a railroad crossing.
Imagine the sight of four reasonably strong men lifting that car onto a flatbed truck and just driving off with it.
Imagine the sight of a few rambunctious teens tripping through a parking lot at a grocery store, randomly rolling these cars over.
Weight has practical value: it deters theft and adds safety. Horsepower also has practical value: it provides a measure of safety in trying to get out of the way of an approaching vehicle whose driver doesn't see you, or to outrun a criminal who wants to carjack you.