Thread: AWD comparison
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Old 01-08-2013, 06:43 AM
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Originally Posted by AutoUnion View Post
The Lexus system is half-assed. One of those reactive systems that is 100% AWD, until it senses slip, then goes to the back. xDrive/Quattro are proactive, constantly shifting torque/power around.
Shouldn't it read 100% FWD until it senses slip, then it goes to the back? I believe there is a limitation of how much power can be sent to the back. I believe there is some sort-of "engagement" button to force AWD but only to a certain speed (25mph?).
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