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The tail follows with the tenacity of a puppy chewing the legs off a Barcalounger, and the conventional disc brakes manage that elusive mix of amazing whoa! without the grab that comes with exotic pad and rotor materials.
Four-wheel antilock disc brakes reduce wheel lockup and help maintain steering control when braking hard on slippery surfaces.
Design chief Malcolm Sayer had already borrowed a couple of ideas from the aerospace industry for the C-Type racer, and the car maker introduced disc brakes and aerodynamics.
Also included are four-wheel antilock disc brakes, electronic stability control and a tire-pressure monitoring system.
The steering is precise and the four-wheel-disc brakes are reassuring, with 11.6-inch vented front discs and 10.8-inch solid rear discs.
Both models have four-wheel antilock disc brakes with Electronic Brake-force Distribution.
Test Results: Maximum Cornering Capability Even without the optional carbon-ceramic Brembo disc brakes, our test car provided impressive stopping power and recorded the second-shortest emergency braking distance (152 feet).
Also standard are four-wheel antilock disc brakes with Electronic Brake-force Distribution and Brake Assist.
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DISC BRAKE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of disc brake for English Language Learners
: a brake that works by two plates pressing against the sides of a disc that is connected to the center of a wheel
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