As most of you might heard, great-handling cars often possess the following features: 
  • mid-engined
  • 4-wheel-drive, or at least RWD
  • front to rear weight distribution close to 50/50
  • low center of gravity
  • lightweight
  • a rigid chassis
  • sufficient downforce, or at least minimum aerodynamic lift.
  • preferably double-wishbones suspensions.
But I bet few of you know the actual theories behind them. For many years, I've heard many magazine writers said misleading rubbish like "Mid-engined helps achieving 50/50 weight distribution, hence the car is more stable." This is of course incorrect. Therefore I will explain the correct theories in this Chapter.

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