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Old 12-19-2012, 08:51 AM
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Originally Posted by henrycyao View Post
Does the Porsche uses electronic locking differential like BMW X5
I don't think X5 has locking differential. The xdrive system instead uses brakes selectively to stop the individual wheels from spinning when grip is lost.
If I recall correctly, a locking differential keeps all wheels spinning at the same speed.
A locking differential will get you out of snow or sand faster. That's the reason why the X5 manual basically tells you to turn off DSC and push the pedal to the metal when stuck in snow or sand.
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