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      11-11-2012, 05:31 PM   #12
BMW-RaceR
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Drives: 2010 Mini Cooper S, 74 Beetle
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Norway

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My point of view

RWD Pros:
-More fun and better to drive, summer AND winter
-Cheaper to buy
-Cheaper to run, more fuel efficient
-Lower weight - equals better driving experience and performance (braking "nimbleness", etc.)
-Better handling (and maybe better steering feel?)

RWD Cons:
-Should have an LSD and its not available as an OEM option.
-Could have problems with steep hills in rough winter conditions


AWD Pros:
-Better off-the-line-tracion
-Better traction (up winter hills) and stability, especially on low grip surface

AWD cons:
-Less engaging to drive
-More expensive
-Higher fuel consumption
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