Ice means less grip in the roads Two common problems are oversteer and understeer
, where cars turn too much or too little due to decreased grip in front or rear tyres on slippy surfaces.
The ABS/ESC system is not likely to operate as intended in critical handling situations such as oversteer, understeer
, or hard braking.
This system works with the vehicle stability control and it provides inputs to the driver under braking as well as in conditions that might cause oversteer or understeer
Fortunately getting to the bottom of the understeer
problem for the races, Caygill climbed from 13th position to ninth in race one and expertly carved his way into ninth again in the second contest - that time from 15th on the grid.
Deviations from the desired vehicle behavior are categorized as understeer
or oversteer on a scale of +10 to -10.
For the enthusiastic driver, what this also means is that its rear-drive bias does away with understeer
that's often dialed into most cars and particularly SUVs from the factory.
The anti-roll bars are different with a softer one at the front (meaning it twists more) and a thicker one behind changing handling balance from understeer
to more neutral.
The anti-roll bars are different, with a softer one at the front (meaning it twists more) and a thicker one behind, changing handling balance from understeer
to more neutral.
G oing through the hills just outside Dehradun, on a particularly sharp turn, I horrendously miscalculated and half expected to understeer
and hit the tree right opposite the road with the Go+, with us ending up in a heap of broken bones and twisted metal.
411 seconds behind his teammate, who set the pace at the Shanghai International Circuit despite his complaints about understeer
- a lack of front grip - when he finally made it out on to the track about 20 minutes into the second session.
Hamilton said: "In practice we went from one end of the spectrum to the other, from acute understeer
to huge oversteer.
We lacked overall grip, consistency, there was a bit of understeer
, it was a poor ride, so a very difficult day.