New: Fizik Kurve, 220g, over $200 US. Cheaper, low-maintenance, weather-resistant, lighter; unproven and soon dated.
I own the top one*, but have never had my hands on the bottom. The Fizik has copied the rail-suspension system of Brooks et al. but in aluminum and plastic (
*Went to get a Brooks for my road bike a few years back. Was looking at a $200 CAD 'Professional' at Curbside. Shop-dude brings down the $500 CAD 'Swallow' to ask me if I'm interested. I tell him that's what I want, but there's no way I can afford to spend that while saving for a wedding ring.
It's on sale for half-price.
Here's my credit card...