The other advantage RWD cars offer is better balance — and because of this, better handling. While a FWD car has most of the weight of the engine and transaxle (the transmission and axle assembly are one unit in a FWD car) over the front wheels, a RWD car spreads the weight of its drivetrain more evenly front-to-rear.
In respect to this, is rear wheel drive bad in snow?
If you've ever spent time driving in the snow, then you've probably realized that front- or all-wheel drive is a much better choice for traction than rear-wheel drive (RWD). And if you haven't driven in the snow, you're probably curious why so many people recommend against RWD vehicles.
Are all Mercedes Benz rear wheel drive?
All-wheel drive is becoming an option on traditional rear-wheel drive sporty cars. Mercedes and BMW have joined Audi in producing an array of all-wheel drive sports sedans. An all-wheel drive 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan carries a $2,500 price premium over a rear-wheel drive model.
Are all BMW's rear wheel drive?
We all know BMW's motto: "the ultimate driving machine." And to true car enthusiasts, that means one thing, namely rear-wheel drive. But now, the first front-wheel drive car with the BMW badge appears to be on its way.