The newer PCU-8D can display 100 pages of information, all of which is customisable, giving the team and driver a wealth of information and allowing them to monitor the various aspects of the hybrid power unit and other crucial data, such as tyre temperatures. … [Read more...] about Giorgio Piola’s history of F1 steering wheel evolution
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First, it's almost totally devoid of feedback. This is a common complaint of electromechanical (as opposed to hydraulic power steering), and on its own it wouldn't be that bad. But it's also very heavy, requiring plenty of effort to change direction. This may have been a conscious decision to prevent over-rapid inputs (which could induce undue body roll), but it also means you'll never hustle the car down a twisty road the way you would a hot hatch. With that in mind, perhaps it's better to think of the QX30 as a luxury crossover rather than a sporty one. … [Read more...] about The 2017 Infiniti QX30: A stylish crossover let down by its steering
The new rear fenders make the AMG GT C a total of 2.25 inches wider than the AMG GT and AMG GT S, giving it exactly the same dimension as the AMG GT R at the rear of the car. The muscular styling creates space for larger wheels and a wider track. Both measures increase traction while allowing higher cornering speeds. The likewise wider rear bumper of the AMG GT C improves the airflow at the rear. In common with the AMG GT and AMG GT S, the rear aerofoil is integrated into the luggage compartment flap and is electrically extended or retracted at predetermined speeds, depending on the selected drive program. … [Read more...] about New Mercedes-AMG GT C Coupe is the friendlier GT R in Detroit
The rear end also features numerous, conspicuous innovations. The new aluminum fenders of the AMG GT C Roadster widen the open-top two-seater by 2.25-inches compared to the AMG GT Roadster, making it the same width as the AMG GT R. Compared to the AMG GT Roadster the muscular form also creates space for larger wheels and a wider track. Both measures make for traction while allowing higher cornering speeds. The likewise wider contours at the AMG GT C Roadster's rear bumper improve airflow at the rear with large outer air vents. Both Roadster variants feature a rear spoiler integrated into the trunk lid which can be electrically extended and retracted at defined speeds, depending on the selected transmission mode. … [Read more...] about Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster revealed ahead of Paris debut
Overall Handling (Steering, Suspension & Brakes) The Kia Sonet feels like an extremely well-balanced car. The steering on the compact-SUV is light, allowing for easy manoeuvrability within city limits. Push the car on the highway and the steering does manage to weigh up nicely, offering good feedback and confidence to push even harder. … [Read more...] about Kia Sonet Review (First Drive): Built For The Wild Urban Jungle!