I apologize for lifting this very helpful response regarding GS stability from another thread but it made me realize how much I need to learn about driving. While I know you can't learn how to drive from a book, or for that matter just from this forum, has anyone come across a really good book or manual describing how to handle a sports car on road and / or track? i.e. a sports car driving / set up bible or sports car handling / set up for dummies (although reading these posts it is clear there are very few dummies in this community!)Hello there....
Oversteering behaviour is not something unusual for cars with power like this.
It is not a simple issue though as it depends on many differen things.
GS is a supercar for street use but it is very well tuned for a track day.
This means that the whole setup and engine management is oriented to aggressive driving.
All these are very helpful in a track where tarmac is great and all turns are carefully designed.
In real life though, streets are slippery dirty, not very well curved, and most of all, tyres are never in the ideal temperature amplitude to perform as they could!
You need a lot of time of trying to increase temperature on the tyre's surface before you try to get the best out of them.
Also if you are used to press throttle before the apex of a turn, yes, torque makes the car oversteer agressively!
That's when you have to show confidence to the locked diff, keep pressing as much as you need to control your rear, guide with the steering, and leave those beautiful black lines on the street. That's what the fun is!!!!!!
If you want to go fast though you need to hold lines while turning, and always, charge the outter springs when turn in to reduce body roll.
Of cource acceleration must happen on or after the apex in order to go fast.
GS is a well tuned 4200 but a good spring change, will improve ride both on track and street use! Some guys here wil gladly assist you
So if your tyres are relatively good, alignment is fine and you use to accelarate before the apex, yes this is a normal thing for the GS
Thanks in advance.