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    Hi all,
    I'm currently considering the ats-v as a replacement for my daily driver and wondering if anyone knows how it handles in rain and snow?? (Currently driving a front heavy manual '05 mustang gt which is pain in winter. Grew up with rear wheel drive in WI, and really want a V6/8 manual replacement.) Have already had a test drive in ideal conditions.

    Thanks!

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    With the right tires, the ATS V should do just fine.
    The ATS V comes with high performance summer tires (Michelin Pilot Super Sport - I think). They are okay in the rain and pretty worthless in snow/ice.
    If you need to drive in wintry conditions where white stuff and cold temperatures are encountered regularly, invest in a second set of wheels with all season tires installed.
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    I'm with Tuna. With winter tires on the car, it should do pretty well or at least better than does your Mustang.
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