Thread: 535i and Snow
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      01-04-2013, 04:31 PM   #53
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Originally Posted by chsu74 View Post
The reason AWD feels more superior up the hill in a front engined BMW is because the weight of the engine gives traction to those wheels.

Porsche 911 RWDs have no problems going up hill in snow tires and do just as well as Porsche 911 AWD.
If your logic is correct, then a FWD car can go up a snowy hill as well as a AWD, which is not the case.