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      11-27-2018, 06:21 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by Red Bread View Post
Rwd isn't compromising a sports sedan. A ZL1 is rwd and cleans the floor with those sedans. Awd isn't some magical elixir and a 3,600 pound car with 500hp isn't "at the limits of rwd." The shift to awd is to protect idiots from themselves.
I'd also add that AWD is only advantageous in producing numbers. Things like 0-60 and quarter mile times. The traction of AWD when accelerating is well known.

When it comes to cornering and lap times, AWD doesn't necessarily have an advantage. RWD is just as fast on track when you're not looking at those acceleration numbers.

But numbers sell cars, so most people are looking at the 0-60 stats and horsepower.
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