Car buffs, help needed
adam at mawz.ca
Sat Oct 31 18:39:46 EDT 2009
The S-Class didn't get ESC until 95, The W140 had traction-control
only when launched in 90.
On Sat, Oct 31, 2009 at 3:47 PM, paul stenquist <pnstenquist at comcast.net> wrote:
> 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.
> On Oct 31, 2009, at 3:38 PM, Ken Waller wrote:
>> Kenneth Waller
>> ----- 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>
>>>> 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 ?
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