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Cold Weather Testing in Minnesota: Where Acura beats on one of the best AWD systems in the business

by Damon Lavrinc (RSS feed) on Feb 18th, 2010 at 11:57AM

"Don't hold back." Three words I've never heard before at a press event and three words that are running through my mind as I tramp down on the throttle and wheelspin my way towards the gray horizon. Don't hold back. Ahead of me lies a three-quarter-mile stretch of perfectly groomed snow sitting atop a thick layer of ice, with over 300 feet of desolation on either side. Don't hold back. From a standing start, the well-worn BMW X6 grapples with a lack of traction and then finally grips through the slush to propel me past 20... 30... 40... 50 mph. Then I slam on the stoppers. The ABS... Read More

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