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Old 20th May 2008, 03:19   #46
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Originally Posted by Samurai View Post
And what kind of track demands this LSD which remains activated only under 20kmph? Do enlighten me.
You misunderstand me. I mean an LSD in general. Not this ELSD or whatever they call it.

Originally Posted by deepakhon
Is he taking that portion of road above 15kph? I am just guessing... I have not done any "off-roading" as such, but isn't that speed too easy to reach?
Doesn't look it. The rear wheels appear to be stationary, though I can't really predict shutter speeds and the like.

Of course, the ELSD could be switched off. Which is rather pointless, except if one wished specifically to show a wheel spinning.
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I hope fiat launches it in india with a powerful diesel engine. Lookwise it is perfect and if they market well it could be an instant hit. Many people were telling me that dont take fiat adventure as it returns poor mileage of 6-7 kmpl in city and 10 kmpl in highway. But in a recent trip to trichur i got 16.66 kmpl and 16 kmpl while returning as there was jam due to some rally. And the comfort we get while passing through muddy and poor roads ( hardly we can call them roads) is simply superb.

The only thing that should change is the mindset of fiat india. About which i may start a thread. Anyhow the locker is stunning. It will change the fortune of fiat in india, only if it is launched.
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Originally Posted by swathyd View Post
It will change the fortune of fiat in india, only if it is launched.
It will not. Thats is MHO.

@viper: I guess that two pics were demonstrating the working of "ELSD". The first one-without ELSD and the second, the same terrain with ELSD activated.
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Why does this remind me of Panasonic Toughbook?

Straight out of GI Joe stuff, we really need this on our roads!
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Originally Posted by tsk1979 View Post
I have been stuck in situations in a FWD car where one wheel was spinning freely and other locked due to grip.
With such a mechanism, it would help in lots of offroad situations.
Its very rare for both wheels on a single axle to loose traction. Usually you lose traction on one wheel.
Traction control can also be useful in such situation as it can split torque by braking wheels individually.

I was reading VW Jetta's brochure the other day and yes the brochure of the indian version says it has ELECTRONIC DIFFERENTIAL LOCK along with ASR(their version of TCS) and ESP.

Back to topic : This is ever more softer version of incapable softroaders.

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What makes you believe that this is an incapable softroader?
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what a beast!!!
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Boooohoooo !!! I hate Fiat for not bringing this into the Indian stables :(

This one is surely a locker. I have my eyes all locked to it. Its so awesome.
This one sure looks a mean machine all would love to own. Please can we get this thread to scale hieghts, for Fiat to get notice.

FIAT PLEASE LOCK THIS LOCKER FOR INDIA TOO. (Screaming as loud as I can). Please let me be heard.
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What a beast and amazing piece of crafting from Fiat.
We have seen Fiat Adventure in India,but it comes no where near this.
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