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Old 01-20-2013, 12:17 PM   #8940
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Originally Posted by 02fordsvt View Post
Fail. What exactly were the advantages.
Lesser weight over the nose but the AWD probably adds some of that back but coming from drag racing an AWD car for a decade the traction is hard to beat. You squat and go with all 4 wheels grabbing the road. Now only if that car was AWD you'd have a big win.

0-60 in a tad over 4 seconds with only 400 crank horse which also translated into 1.7 60' times on all season radials,I was beating guys with slicks so imagine a car with AWD and slicks doing much more.
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