The New 2014 Corvette Stingray

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  1. niceguyrichy

    niceguyrichy c c c COFFEE

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    yeah, "squirrely" handling was ok most of the time (albeit a tad scary at 70mph on a tiny B road with a tractor coming toward you), it got truly terrifying when you had to drive in snow, as we do every winter up here.
    you really just had no bloody idea where the front of the car was going..

    strangely, best car i ever drove in the snow was an old Peugeot 405. thing was built like a tank, felt like a tank to drive just generally, so was rock solid feeling in the snow :)
     
  2. Falstaff

    Falstaff Old Codger

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    I believe your spot on with the Peugeot, I had one too, it was very good in all kinds of weather and very tractable.
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  3. Liqourice

    Liqourice Well-Known Member

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    Best car I've ever driven in snow was my Alfa 75. With its 50/50 weight distribution and the power of the V6 I just plowed through 20cm of fresh snow like it was nothing. Stable as an iron on the road as well.

    Haven't tried my 156 on snow since I have no winter tyres but I doubt it'll be as easy to handle in those conditions like the 75 was.
     
  4. Judas

    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    still prefer the delta 88 72 olds ....or lincoln mark v ..... 3 tons of weight..... those vehicles plowed the road.. they did not "drive" on the snow... snow got out of it's way.
     

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