I saw this on the forum I lurk in for my Outlander. The 2011 vehicles with the SAWC – which my 2009 doesn’t have – were put to the test up at Ghost Lake in Alberta. The 2009 only has the AWC which transfers power from front to rear. The SAWC can also transfer power left and right on the front wheels instead of relying on the computer to use the ABS to stop wheel spin.
Some of the records seem kind of silly, I would have liked to have seen the 0-100 km/h time of the vehicle on ice but I guess it didn’t break the record. The figure 8 and slalom would be fun to drive though.
I’ll post links to the individual youTube movies here later.