The Pros and Cons of Power Steering
If you’ve driven a car with hydraulic power steering you’ll know the struggles of manoeuvring it around, well… anything. Thanks to technology, we’ve come a long way since the early cars of the 20th century, but it wasn’t always so smooth riding.
In this article, we’ll take a look at what different types of power steering are available these days and find out how the Subaru BRZ brings both old and new together. Let’s go.
What is power steering?
Before the 1950s when carmaker Chrysler introduced the first widely available power steering system into their Imperial, the world mainly relied on primitive steering systems that involved a lot of strenuous arm-work to guide the car into parking places and around corners.
The power-steering system was a well-thought-out and revolutionary way of reducing the effort needed to steer a heavy car while moving. Both …