- Snow and sand, two different terrains with a common requirement of thinking ahead to drive on them correctly
- Driving asistants are key to adapt to the different situations
- Tyres, gear selection and braking are where the similarities end
From the snow and ice of Lapland to the desert sand of the Sahara, with a temperature difference that goes from -50 to 50 degrees. During the testing phase of a new model, cars are exposed to the most extreme climates to verify their performance at different temperatures and on various surfaces. The goal is to ensure that the vehicles adapt to all kinds of situations. But is driving really that different at such a large temperature span?