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By comparison, the early 4WS systems offered briefly by Honda and Mazda on a few sedans and coupes in the 1980s were answers to questions no one asked.
The sales upside of 4WS is significant, even within the stable volumes in full-size trucks forecast by CSM.
Whether it's 4WS, or automated manual gearboxes, or the instant-heat cabin heater that's standard in the new Porsche Cayenne, such notable technologies (see chart) are competitive assets for suppliers positioning themselves outside the low-ball commodity fray.
The presence of the 4WS system will only occur to sharp-eyed enthusiasts who might notice the rear steering hardware as they pull up behind one of the trucks, it's remarkable how 32 valves in a V-8 engine are still worthy of their own badge on some decklids, while the Quadrasteer trucks are forced into Stealth-like anonymity.
A Prelude without 4WS
would have a turning circle of 11.
high/low friction road and 4WS control) are taken into account.
A similar stability analysis is given for 4WS vehicle in Figures 4 and 5.
f] conditions, 2WS (front wheels steering) vehicle cannot keep stable motion in Figures 2(b), 2(d), 3(c), and 3(t), but 4WS vehicle is still in safe area as showed by Figures 4(a), 4(b), 5(a), and 5(b).
, said to be a joint program with TRW, is aimed at the Caddy luxury SUV.
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