Here’s another reason why Saab need to increase the size of their model lineup – it gives you more
excuses reasons to send out press releases and keep your brand in the news.
For example, Out of the 19 stories on my Autoblog RSS feed this morning, three of them were about Audi. That’s not totally unusual either. The little German is fond of whipping up release after release. You’d think they must have at least 20 or 30 cars in the pipeline.
I generally don’t pay too much attention to these Audi articles as I truthfully find Audis about as boring as bat****, but there was one that caught my eye today. It looks like XWD may have it’s first clone.
The system, which sends 60-percent of torque to the rear wheels, will sense a loss of traction in less than 100 milliseconds and then send an appropriate amount of power to each individual wheel.
XWD competitors were always going to come and it’s no surprise that it’s a German marque that lands the first blow. And all this prior to Saab’s XWD actually being released.