Definition of wheelspin in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈwiːlspɪn


[mass noun]
  • Rotation of a vehicle’s wheels without traction: traction control cuts engine power as soon as sensors detect wheelspin
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    • The G-series is also outfitted with an electronic stability program designed to intervene in moments of vehicle yaw or wheelspin.
    • When wheelspin is detected, the power is distributed accordingly to the wheel with most grip.
    • This allows 170 milliseconds to control wheelspin in the newly selected gear, which Ferrari can argue is part of the gear changing process.

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