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Old 01-08-2013, 10:00 AM
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Originally Posted by AutoUnion View Post
No. Look at that Acura video. Traction control is off and ABS fuses have been pulled on the RX and Audi. No car just sits there spinning its drive wheels. ABS and ECS usually cut in to try to gain traction.

And that Audi Q7 going up the hill in that video is also pure crap. I've owned a Q7 and know that it doesn't just sit there spinning the wheels.
Good point, but I don't speak German so for all I know they told us they turned off the traction control.

Also now that I think of it, to really do a true comparison all the vehicles would need to have the same type of tires as well since tires have a lot to do with the traction of the vehicle and I doubt that they are fitting the same tires on all vehicles for these test.
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