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Old 02-28-2019, 03:27 PM   #1
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Default RWD vs. AWD in Snow and Ice

How does driving technique differ between rear-wheel drive (RWD) and all-wheel drive (AWD) on a frozen lake? We flew to Wisconsin to join professional rally drive Patrik Sandell of the Subaru Rally Team to get some tips and compare differences in technique for the best performance in slippery conditions.
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Old 04-11-2019, 04:41 PM   #2
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This is good stuff for people in the midwest
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Old 09-16-2019, 11:21 AM   #3
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and fascinating!
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Old 09-18-2019, 02:39 PM   #4
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Pretty cool.

One of the things my buddies notice the most when driving with me on the WRX/STI is how much speed and throttle you can do through turns. Especially in snow, slush or rain. They typically go

I had a BMW before and it was downright scary in the snow, slush and rain.
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Old 09-25-2019, 06:29 PM   #5
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rear wheel drive can be fun in snow if you have good enough tires.
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Old 11-13-2019, 10:58 AM   #6
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To Wisconsin!
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