Rb79, apologies if my post earlier came across as condescending. I just reacted to this quote below. Which if you read it on it's own suggests that AWD sorts out any wintery condition issues. I guess that is how I and Highlandpete read it.
One of the most dangerous cars I had in slippery conditions was an AWD car, it had summer performance tyres on it.
Originally Posted by Rb79
Never bothered with special tyres on my audis and don't intend to now either as not planning on anything extreme just reassurance on slippery surfaces