After a turn when counter steering, you counter steer too much and car turns TOO MUCH usually resulting in a wall crash
A handling characteristic in which less steering lock is applied as a car speed increases around a constant-radius turn. In the oversteering condition, the rear tires are the first to slide because the rear tires turn at larger slip angles than the front. Race drivers will say an oversteering car is "loose" because the rear end tends to swing wide.
Steering or handling characteristic in which a vehicle follows a curve with a radius that is smaller than the position of the front wheels indicates it should.
This phenomenon occurs when the rear wheels help steering the vehicle more in a given direction. It usually happens under hard braking while turning. The rear of the vehicle loses adhesion and starts to rotate in the direction of steering. Most cars are designed not to oversteer under normal conditions because it is difficult to control and can result in a disastrous spin.
A vehicle is oversteer at a given trim if the ratio of the steering wheel angle gradient to the overall steering ratio is less than the Ackerman steer angle gradient.
Where the slip angle of the rear wheels are greater than that of the front wheels. The rear tires lose grip before front tires do. Happens more often in rear wheel drive cars.
the slip angle of the rear tires is greater than the front. Consequently, the turn-rate increases on its own and the driver therefore reduces the steering angle to compensate. During severe oversteer, the steering angle may reach full lock in the opposite direction while the vehicle continues on into the turn. The vehicle then "spins out."
Causing a vehicle to over rotate while cornering. (causing a vehicle to be on the verge of spinning out; good for drifting and really fun)
When the back tires lose traction and carry momentum straight while the front of the car is turning. More common in RWD cars, and can be used to pivot a car around a turn. There are three common ways to cause oversteer. All are variations on unsettling the chassis: 1. Lots of throttle when weight is transferred to the front or side of the car; 2. Lift off the throttle in a fast turn (especially in a sweeper), causing the weight transfer to push the rear out; 3. Trail braking with too much exuberance. Tsuchiya-san would add that you can induce oversteer with the E-brake, the feint (twitching the wheel one way off throttle, then turning the other way on throttle), and dumping the clutch while downshifting, but those methods are more common in other motorsports. (though I admit to using the feint sometimes in my FWD car during autocross) The crazy uncle of oversteer is "snap-oversteer". This occurs when you brake hard, get a little sideways, turn the wheel opposite to correct, and the momentum of the rear causes the car to spin out. If you feel it happening, it is too late to do anything about it.
The tendency of a vehicle to turn more sharply than the driver intends; the sideways slip of the rear wheels is larger than that at the front wheels and the rear of the vehicle tends to drift to the outside of the turn
tendency of a car to turn more sharply than the driver intended, probably leading to a rear wheel skid and eventually a spin, especially rear wheel drive vehicles when too much acceleration is applied.
When the rear tires lose traction while cornering, causing the rear of the car to slide.
Also known as getting loose, oversteer is the tendency of the rear wheels to push out and maybe lose traction during a turn, with the back end sliding out. Most rear-wheel drive cars can be made to oversteer, especially if the surface is slippery. As power is transmitted through the rear wheels they can be made to lose traction by accelerating hard in first or second gear on a wet or loose surface; a front-drive car is safer in this regard because a sliding front is easier to control.
A handling condition in which the rear tires' change of slip angle is greater than that of the front tires. In accelerating an oversteering car on a constant radius (a skidpad, for example), a driver would have to lessen the steering angle. In particular, it need not imply sliding. Yet also be aware of oversteer's technically extreme — but commonly accepted — usage for describing a car whose rear end breaks away before the front: "Loose," in NASCAR parlance. See also Slip angle, Neutral and Understeer.
Occurs when the wheels are turned, and the car does not turn at the same rate. Causes the rear of the car to take a wider apex, causing the car to spin in extreme conditions. Also called loose in the US.
Oversteer is characterised by the rear end of the car losing grip, giving the car a tendency to spin.
A tendency for a car to turn more tightly into a corner than intended. CV (Positive Crankcase Ventilation) - A system which allows fumes and vapours which build up in the crankcase to be drawn into the engine for burning
The condition in which the car's front tires have more traction than the rear, causing the rear of the car to point toward the outside and the front to point to the inside. Also called "loose."
Literally, this means the car turns into a corner more than what the driver intended, but how does that happen? It is the result of a lateral rear-wheel skid that brings the back of the car around, or, in other words, the rear tyres slide sideways. Oversteer might be caused by the application of too much power in a rear-drive car, backing off the power on a slippery road, or simply poor handling balance or worn rear tyres. Skilful drivers can apply steering in the other direction (called opposite lock).
Same as Loose. Typically describes a cornering condition where the rear tires lose adhesion before the front tires, resulting in a car that feels like it wants to spin easily. This is one of the most unpleasant sensations for a driver at high speed. Solutions include adjustments to tire pressure, increasing the angle of the rear wing to press the tires harder to the ground, softening the rear anti-roll bar setting or spring rates in order to provide more grip, or by making changes to reduce grip at the front such as reducing the front wing angle or stiffening the front anti-roll bar setting or spring rates. Here is an easy way to remember whether a car is loose (oversteer) or tight (understeer), as originally described by Bobby Unser, "If the front end hits the wall, it's understeer. If the rear end hits the wall, it's oversteer."
A situation that occurs when the rear wheels contribute to steering the vehicle more in a given direction. This often occurs under hard braking while turning. The rear of the vehicle loses adhesion and starts to rotate in the direction of steering. Oversteer can be used to better place the vehicle coming out of a corner. Usually, oversteer is undesirable because it is difficult to control and can result in a disastrous spin. Most cars are designed not to oversteer under normal conditions.
A condition in which a vehicle turns more sharply than the driver intends Read more
The tendency of some cars, when steering into a turn, to over-respond or steer more than required, which could result in excessive slip of the rear wheels. Opposite of understeer.
A handling condition in which the slip angles of the rear tires are greater than the slip angles of the front tires. An oversteering car is sometimes said to be " loose," because its tail tends to swing wide.
Over rotating a car while cornering. This may cause a vehicle to be on the verge of spinning out.
A car is said to be "oversteering" when the front tires have more traction than the rear, which sends the rear of the car toward the outside of a turn while the front points to the inside. This condition is also called "loose."
This is when the rear of the F1 car pushes wide, and the front stays â€˜on-lineâ€™. Visually the F1 car will appear to travel sideways.
tendency of some kites to over rotate after turning.
When during cornering the rear tires loose grip before the front tires, the rear of the kart will slide towards the outside of the curve. The kart rotates 'over' what the steering input suggested. It looks fast, but tends to slow down the kart, since the rear tires end ub sliding sideways across the surface, effectively scrubbing off speed. Another term for this condition is loose. See understeer, handling. Parc Ferme An impound area used in CIK type races to store your tires and fuel in, presumably to prevent tampering before the race.
The situation that occurs in cornering when the rear of a vehicle tends to skid before the front.
The condition that's usually present when the rear wheels lose traction before the front wheels ending up with the rear of your vehicles swinging around through turns. Adjusting shocks, stickier tires or more rear down force are some possible solutions.
The opposite of understeer, this is when the vehicle turns much more than was desired by the driver. It is a condition more commonly found when cornering forcefully in RWD than FWD vehicles because sudden power to the rear wheels can cause them to slide sideways. (See also Electronic Stability System, FWD, RWD, and Understeer).
When the driver corners, the rear wheels lose grip and the rear of the car starts to slide sideways.
A cornering condition where the rear tires are cornering harder than the front tires.
Occurs when the rear tires lose adhesion under cornering. In motorsports, this is also called loose. Oversteer can lead to a spin if the driver doesn't reduce acceleration. See also Understeer.
When a car's rear end doesn't want to go around a corner and tries to overtake the front end as the driver turns in towards the apex. This often requires opposite-lock to correct, whereby the driver turns the front wheels into the skid.
A condition in cornering when the rear wheels of a race car tend to break loose and slide outward.
The condition where the front tires have greater traction than the rear. When going around a corner, this results in the rear of the car swinging in a wider arc than the front. If the car's rear wheels lose grip completely, the car may spin out of control.
Oversteer is a condition that results when the rear wheels lose traction faster than the front wheels, causing the car to fishtail. Report this Word See also: Understeer Added by: mkranitz
Oversteer is a phenomenon that can occur in an automobile which is attempting to turn. The car is said to oversteer when the rear wheels do not track behind the front wheels but instead slide out toward the outside of the turn. Oversteer can throw the car into a spin.