In Year 2 (after the first rollover) you are given the opportunity to modify the design
of your Mountain Bike through a new Development menu:
Product Specification Improvements
Through the button list you have the option of making no change, investing in one of
five product improvements, or conduct a cost reduction:
Important: Only one option can be chosen each year.
Apart from No Change, all other options incur a development cost.
Product improvements boost your bike’s spec rating, but also require additional prime
cost (cost of production) and SCU (factory capacity) to produce:
Prime Cost Reduction
The Cost Reduction option doesn’t change your product’s spec rating but decreases
both your product’s prime cost and the required SCU to produce it: