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      01-27-2014, 01:41 PM   #45
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Originally Posted by US///M3 View Post
How's the F80/82 different than the E36 M3 as far as M standing for marketing?
I thought 40-60 weight distribution in a RWD car is better.
The 991 Turbo has roughly 40/60 weight distribution and that is great for acceleration and braking. You get more power to the ground as weight transfers to the rear wheels and under braking the rear wheels are able to do a bigger share of braking as they have more weight and hence better traction.

But quite why a 60/40 distribution (like an Audi) is better for handling is not obvious to me

If there is one thing the Audis aren't getting good reviews on, it has to be their understeer and lack of agile handling...
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