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      01-18-2013, 05:46 PM   #47
Year's_End
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Originally Posted by Uiop View Post
BMWs are good, but Audi build quality and use as a daily is unbeatable IMO. And why call AWD for idiots. I live in Boston and 90% of BMWs I see are xDrive. Look at VW group and AWD. Audi, Lamborghini, Bugatti, and some Porsche are all AWD. Hell look at the GTR.
Purpose-built supercars and weather needs are an exception. Simply wanting AWD to be faster than someone on the street is stupid.


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Originally Posted by clumsyalex View Post
Agreed. People need to understand that RWD is not "better" than AWD nor does it take more "skill" to drive. It's just that the learning curve is different for each. At the end of the day, the lap times speak for themselves.
I'd never take AWD unless it was absolutely necessary. You're insane to think that AWD takes an equal amount of skill to drive as a RWD car of equal class. I'm assuming you've never really pushed a car or learned how to drive on the edge grip levels. It's infinitely more fun to drive a RWD car that has a better weight balance, an adjustable demeanor, and a controllable rear end.
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