[A4] Re: Quattro, Torsen, Haldex and others...
Brian J White
brian at bjwhite.net
Tue Dec 28 17:11:21 EST 2004
At 13:22 2004-12-28, Rocky Mullin wrote:
>At 2:04 PM -0700 12/28/04, Quincy Chiang wrote:
>>I believe BMW introduced their new X-drive earlier this year, with the
>>introduction of the X3. I know they've since replaced the old system on
>>the X5 with the new one, but I'm not sure if they ever adapted the
>>x-drive to the e46 3-series, since the new 3 (e90) was just released very
>>recently. They may simply use the new system on the new 3. I haven't
>>read a lot on the X-drive, does anyone has any good info on that?
> "fifth gear" on TV *raved* about x-drive and called the X3 the
>best handling in its class. they loved it.
When I drove an X5 I must say I was impressed. This was 2-3 years ago. I
really liked the handling, the ride, the turning radius and the power...and
this was the 3 liter 6 cylinder automatic.
I'd consider an X5 6 cylinder 5-speed if I were in the market. I think
that would be very nice.
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