How to Do a Rear Wheel Drive Burnout?

Answer Rear-wheel-drive burnouts can be performed for visual effect or for practical purposes. Before racing down the quarter-mile strip, it is wise to perform a burnout to remove debris, such as sand, fr... Read More »

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How to Do a Burnout On a Front Wheel Drive?

"Wiing, wiing, wiiinnng, wiiiiiiiinnnnng, Chirp." Ahh, the siren call of a front-wheel-drive burnout, so often a cacophony of sound and thunder with little in the way of smoke or fury. Front-driver... Read More »

Is the 2003 Toyota Matrix XRS front-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive?

The 2003 Toyota Matrix XRS is a front-wheel drive vehicle. This means it has a transversely-mounted engine and the front wheels "pull" the vehicle, rather than the rear wheels "pushing" it. In the ... Read More »

What is the difference between front-wheel drive& rear-wheel drive?

Historically, most cars were rear-wheel drive. Then in the 1970s, in an effort to save weight and fuel, manufacturers began switching to front-wheel drive. A side benefit was added traction in wet ... Read More »

Front Wheel Drive vs. Rear Wheel Drive Advantages?

Manufacturers, mechanics, car enthusiasts, and consumers, have long debated the rear-wheel drive versus front-wheel drive issue. Determining which vehicles tend to handle better, and which are safe... Read More »