Yup, basically explaining that their rear differential is not strong enough to handle the torque required to move the car up the incline in their test. I'd be curious to know just how much torque it can transmit. Based on that test it appears to be very little. » 10/23/14 5:42pm Yesterday 5:42pm

Seeing as how a Sheriff or Police Officer is a "local peace officer under public authority" I believe your interpretation is correct. Otherwise the sentence reads as a bit redundant. If Sheriff or Police were included under special undercover or confidential investigations, the sentence should simply read, "This… » 10/20/14 1:41pm Monday 1:41pm

I'm not looking forward to ever filing an engine claim on my car. I change my own oil and was warned by the dealership to be sure to collect my receipts.... I've got the first one! Here's to hoping meticulous records on a car maintenance app will be sufficient. Otherwise it won't be the first engine I've been intimate… » 10/17/14 10:52am 10/17/14 10:52am

It looks to me as though the slip angle of the wheel is nearly 90 degrees as it is understeering, meaning the wheel is sliding completely sideways. If this is true, that easily explains why the wheel is not rotating, it's not necessarily because the Macan is still applying the brake. » 10/14/14 5:19pm 10/14/14 5:19pm

To some degree he does, but he manages to misquote rule "4" which actually states: "No aluminum in the bowl area (other than that specified for the plunge cut)." So no, rule "3" is not in direct violation of 4 as 4 specifically grants leniency in regards to the plunge cut. That much is clear. » 10/14/14 11:14am 10/14/14 11:14am

I wonder if electric motors behave similarly to gas engines... as in would a smaller motor be more efficient at making the same power as a larger motor? So say if the car is just cruising and only needs 20 hp to keep rolling, does the car predominately run as FWD? » 10/10/14 9:54am 10/10/14 9:54am