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I roughly understand the physics of how this will be a large improvement in maneuverability. Can't wait to get my hands on one to feel it. Really want to get on some snow, ice or mud. I still often think about what an improvement the balanced weight of the Lightning was over front weighted pickups when I took one for a test drive (and the full time awd).
 

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The tonneau opens during vehicle operation, was curious if this would be a possibility.
 


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The camera crew vehicle had no problem making the U in one shot. That tells you as helpful as rear steering is, with that size and wheelbase, it is just no match for a smaller vehicle when it comes to maneuverability.
 

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That could also be a variable rate mechanical steering box.

To tell you would have to compare the steering angle response at two different vehicle speeds, and even there a variable box can be speed sensitive too.
 

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The camera crew vehicle had no problem making the U in one shot. That tells you as helpful as rear steering is, with that size and wheelbase, it is just no match for a smaller vehicle when it comes to maneuverability.
Don't think you can compare the turning radius of a side by side to the CT... not even close :ROFLMAO:
 

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That could also be a variable rate mechanical steering box.

To tell you would have to compare the steering angle response at two different vehicle speeds, and even there a variable box can be speed sensitive too.
I don't know... I've never seen a variable mechanical steering box give full lock with half turn of the steering wheel.... but then again it is Tesla so anything is possible.🤷‍♂️
 


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I don't know... I've never seen a variable mechanical steering box give full lock with half turn of the steering wheel.... but then again it is Tesla so anything is possible.🤷‍♂️
My first one was a Landcruiser 2 decades ago. Not as uncommon as one might think. The Europeans have a lot of them as well, and 4WS since ages.
 

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My first one was a Landcruiser 2 decades ago. Not as uncommon as one might think. The Europeans have a lot of them as well, and 4WS since ages.
I know it's common for a full turn... but with half a turn??? Are my eyes playing tricks on me???

Had a Celica in Japan with 4WS... we get most tech late here.
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