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Old 11-22-2012, 08:24 AM   #9
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Yeah, well it didn't get into the same specs as C&D did with their GTI/ST comparo. What impressed me the most was the .93g that the ST returned on the skidpad. That really says something for Ford's drive electronics that are supposed to emulate an LSD.

I disagree with the comment that torque steer can't be eliminated from FWDs. The Macpherson strut suspension is most to blame for it. Both Ford and GM had redesigned front suspensions to limit torque steer, but it was determined to be too expensive for production cars. We'll see what the RS has, but with a Revo-knuckle and electronic torque control- I bet torque steer can be decreased to nearly nothing.
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