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      06-16-2013, 01:03 PM   #68
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Originally Posted by NISFAN View Post
The ideal 50:50 is based on the following:
  1. A FR config car is difficult to achieve 50:50 in the first place, so about as good as it gets for a 3 box saloon/sedan
  2. For road cars driven by the general population, 50:50 is a good compromise in terms of safety (some understeer with the ability to add throttle induced oversteer) whilst being reasonably nimble, and stable under braking with weight shift forwards.
Not really.

-Something difficult to achieve is not always better.
-Rear weight bias cars can be made neutral or understeering

BMW would probably be better off even for the general population with 45/55...
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