Time was rear-wheel-drive cars seemed an endangered species but, as we’ll see, the electric age is inspiring something of a rebirth. More on that shortly. Before that let’s consider the fixation with a mechanical layout that has been around for the best part of a century. Not knowing any better and nostalgia may be contributory factors but, for keen drivers, it’s a more question of balance and feedback. Front wheels for steering and rears for propulsion remains about the most satisfying way of getting a car round a corner for those who care to apply themselves to it, the wonderful interplay of steering wheel, pedals and seat of the pants still the purest way to enjoy a car. Here are the ones in the market now that do it best.
The 10 best RWD cars on sale
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