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Tech For Dummies
Tech For Dummies

Tech For Dummies

Lots of carmakers boast of torque vectoring, but they’re not, strictly, saying the same thing. Only by knowing their technology can you have much idea of the result they’ll get.

The principle is to send different drive torque to each tyre to help control and steer the car. Around a bend, if the outside rear tyre gets extra drive, it’ll rotate the car towards the apex and cancel understeer. Speeding up the inside one quells oversteer.

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October 2017