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went into a dealership to get some warranty work done on my sorento and the manager offered me to take a drive with one of his salesmen.

so i did a nice blue/black AWD GT2. it really moved. not much twisties in the area so i couldnt get to feel that. but it did go where & when you aimed it. you can vary the setting for how much power goes to the rear wheels up to 80%. he did that and added sport mode. man the car launched well. i just mashed the pedal but no wheel spin. wasnt sure how a power brake would be taken by the salesman, so i did not attempt. but it squated and launched and soon we were at 60(on a quiet side road).

it has a comfortable ride as well as interior, for the short term. not sure on the long, id love to find out tho.

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It has launch control.....
If you ever take another test drive...
Try it...
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First sales guy I took on a test drive probably had to change his underwear when we got back to the dealership. It was in winter, recently roads had grit and some snow, and I know the road I took him on very well.

The AWD will oversteer if you push it hard enough, just FYI..

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