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Started by OzBenzHead, 10 January 2006, 08:50 AM
Quote from: styria on 10 January 2006, 03:45 AMHandling is subjective-if you dispose of 70km/h corners at 90 (FAIRLY comfortably), then the handling can't be all bad.
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Quote from: Denis on 24 January 2006, 07:40 AMHey hokmanA Volvo 240 turbo can produce real power when the engine passes 2700 rpm. Volvo has those alloys fitted with 195/70 x15 Michelin, Pirellis or equivalents for a GOOD reason : it keeps the car doing well at all times. Beware of lesser tires !The Volvo 240 turbo has a great steering (better feel than a Mercedes) but that rigid axle is what got me back into a Mercedes !It is not entirely bad as it can be made to do much better with a good set of autocross Bilsteins. Yes, I know, all this costs but that is the only way to get good performance out of the old swede. OTOH, I once bought a 220D (W123) that was utterly scary to drive : poor braking, steering, roadholding !!! the cause : cheap tyres !DenisParis, France
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