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Review: 2010 Audi S5 Cabriolet speaks too softly, but carries a big stick

by Sam Abuelsamid (RSS feed) on Apr 12th, 2010 at 11:57AM

Taking a great looking performance car and chopping off its roof is risky business – compromises are inevitable. That's especially true in this modern age of unibody structures. Removing a big chunk of a vehicle's architecture without adequately reinforcing what's left can yield a chassis incapable of managing the position of the wheels, let alone result in a vehicle that loses its level of driver engagement and enthusiasm. On the other hand, reinforcements add mass – often lots of it. It's a treacherous path, as both flaccid body control and weight are the mortal enemy of... Read More

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