Those of you that, like me, are disappointed with the lack of response to the "Tell GM About It" campaign have another shot. GM’s fastlane weblog is asking directly for your comments about front-wheel-drive vs rear-wheel-drive vs AWD:
Our belief is that front-wheel drive cars can be very rewarding to drive if properly set up. We also like the interior packaging space advantages, low mass and poor-weather traction of front-drive vehicles.
At Saab, there is a long and storied tradition of fast, reliable rally cars. These cars fed significant power through the front wheels and yet remained stable and entertaining to drive, which proved particularly important in long-distance races.
At auto shows we’re starting to see many small rear-drive concepts.
What do you think, should we work toward fun-to-drive front-drive or is rear-drive with all-wheel drive a better solution?
Go get ’em, people.
My personal opinion as far as Saab is concerned is a default preference for FWD with a nice option being AWD on some models. Whatever your preference is, go and tell GM about it yourseves: GM’s Fastlane Weblog: Informal Survey Time.