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      11-26-2012, 07:59 PM   #28
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Originally Posted by Tangsta View Post
Been there, done that.
Handles great. Although I do notice some slippage before dsc kicks in and it starts transferring power. I can see why people would say that xDrive feels more "reactive" than Q5 quattro, but I wouldn't give up rwd bias for fwd.

That said, with my Dunlop Wintersports, DSC almost never comes on... unless I mash the pedal on ice just to see it work.
The Q5 also has a RWD bias (40/60) just like the X3. It debuted for 2009 with the same updated version of Quattro that was introduced in the B8 A4.
2001 Audi A6 Allroad 2.7T (C5); 2005 Audi A6 4.2 Quattro (C6); 2005 BMW X5 4.4i (E53); 2008 BMW 535xi Sports Wagon (E61); 2011 BMW X3 xDrive35i (F25); 2009 Audi A4 3.2 Quattro Prestige (B8); 2015 Porsche Macan S (October 2014 delivery)
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