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Old 01-21-2013, 06:44 PM
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Originally Posted by brian5 View Post

Just wondering. Are your winter tires 18", 19" or 20"?

I used to have fantastic grip with my 18" winter tires --- haven't fully tested my current 20" winters yet...

And to answer one of your questions. I have read that 62% of the power is supplied to the rear wheels. Another source said 68% so not sure which number is correct.
I too have heard conflicting reports:

a) the x drive below highway speeds is a 40-60 system (fw-rw)
b) The system is capable of sending 50% power/100% torque to each axle
c) At highway speeds, the system establishes 50% power/100% torque to the rear axle.
BMW and Mercedes Build Beta Products!
Lexus build Release Candidate Products!

Why does this matter?
CAUSE EVERY TIME someone says Lexus has better build quality, one should consider what Toyota their Lexus Engine and chassis platform comes out of and how long that part has been tested in the real world!
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