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Old 08-04-2009, 03:24 AM   #53
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Originally Posted by mikebontoft View Post
I wonder how a focus sedan would do on the dirt though..... I was having this same discussion with a rally photojournalist from Scotland (knew McRae, if that means anything :() but he didn't think it would do all that great.... I dunno lol.
It's going to rotate somewhat worse than an imaginary 08 hatch, but not so much that suspension setup couldn't overcome it. By way of comparison, I drove various Mk2 Golfs and Jettas at rally school, and the Golfs weren't consistently more nimble than the Jettas.
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