Car buffs, help needed

paul stenquist pnstenquist at comcast.net
Sat Oct 31 15:47:28 EDT 2009


Mercedes introduced stability control in 1990 with the launch of the  
new S-Class. I drove a 600SEl with stability control and traction  
control on the test track at Stuttgart in October of 1990.
Paul
On Oct 31, 2009, at 3:38 PM, Ken Waller wrote:

>
> Kenneth Waller
> http://www.tinyurl.com/272u2f
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Adam Maas" <adam at mawz.ca>
>
> Subject: Re: Car buffs, help needed
>
>
>> On Sat, Oct 31, 2009 at 3:01 PM, Bob Sullivan  
>> <rf.sullivan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Ken quoted then wrote:
>>> + Stability control , where the brakes are utilized to control  
>>> vehicle
>>> dynamics in a turn ie applying the inside rear wheel brake to help  
>>> in an
>>> understeer in a turn situation.
>>>
>>> Once again, not really news, late 90's entrance into common use
>>> No production vehicles come to mind.....
>>>
>>
>> Introduced to the Japanese market in 1990 on the Mitsubishi Diamante
>> in its most primitive form, Mercedes-Benz introduced modern ESC 1995
>> on the W140 S-Class.
>
> ...and how many Diamants & W140 S class were sold ?
>
>>
>> -Adam
>>
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>> M. Adam Maas
>> http://www.mawz.ca
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