I diidn't have time to watch the whole thing but the only difference I can see is the dual clutch system for the rear. So it's a more complex design then say Subaru however, it automatically sends the torque to the outside rear wheel during a turn instead of waiting for inside wheel sping to occur or any of the other factors to get a response out of most AWD systems. So it's like a passive feature in that it's not activated by anything except turing. I'll watch the rest later and make sure I'm right.
Ok here's my problems with it
1. WTF no front DIFF???
2. Always puts more power to the rear outside wheel?
3. Engine brakes more to the outside rear wheel? Doesn't that = understeer?
I undertand that it's desgined to balance all of these things, but the dual clutch system sound like something that with hard driving would wear out pretty quick. However, I guess we'll see. When does production start on with this system?
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Honda and Toyota are the best car makers in the world.
Honda used to employ a simple AWD/Steering technology on Preludes in the early 90's!
Their motors and technology are ahead of everything on the market. I consider BMW to be the only car maker at the same level as these companies, internationally.
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