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700km on a single charge: Mercedes says it's in it for the long run

Dave314159ggggdffsdds Silver badge

Re: Pony up.

No, a solid axle can have a diff in the middle, and almost always does (when it's a driven set of wheels). It's very rare to want the advantages of having both wheels locked together on hard surfaces enough to accept the disadvantages. Drift cars, that's about it. Very heavy trucks used to have no diff because it was too expensive to build one which could handle the torque.

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