Car Definitions

What does Differential Lock mean?

A mechanical component that "locks" both wheels on a axle, forcing them to turn in unison, regardless of the traction available at each wheel.

What does Emergency Brake Assist mean?

An electronic system that maximizes brake efficiency during panic stops.

What does Active Understeer Control (AUC) mean?

A driving characteristic usually associated with front-wheel drive cars, wherein the car doesn't turn enough at high speeds.

What does Oversteer mean?

Commonly associated with rear-wheel drive cars, oversteer is a driving characteristic wherein a car turns more sharply than intended, causing the rear to slide out more than the front.

What does Adjustable Suspension mean?

A unique set-up that allows drivers to adjust the firmness of the dampers or springs to suit varying conditions.