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      11-18-2011, 08:39 AM   #1
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Funny how everyone thought active steering was lame before but now it's fine?

Seems like all the review cars come with active steering, but no one seems to really mind...
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      11-18-2011, 09:55 AM   #2
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Check out Steve Sutcliffe's review. He praises the steering
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      11-18-2011, 10:58 AM   #3
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Check out Steve Sutcliffe's review. He praises the steering
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      11-18-2011, 11:20 AM   #4
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Sorry, but it's still lame.

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The effort and heft feel natural enough, but on these smooth, dry roads it transmits no wiggles or twitches to suggest subtle variation in the grip level of the road surface, and the ratio transition feels unnatural in the tightest corners.
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In either mode, however, the variable sport steering provided a little too variable over the fast switchbacks, providing more lock than we thought wed asked for. Overall, though, its nowhere near as weird as BMWs active steering (which it replaces), but wed still skip it.
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      11-18-2011, 11:29 AM   #5
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Yea...they are using the optional variable steering bullshit
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^^^ i thought variable steering is standard now and if u want the old stuff, u have to pay for that as an option???
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^^^ i thought variable steering is standard now and if u want the old stuff, u have to pay for that as an option???
Pretty sure you get electric assisted steering instead of hydraulic standard, there is an optional variable ratio steering
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