air-suspension system

air-suspension system

[′er sə¦spen·shən ¦sis·təm]
(mechanical engineering)
Parts of an automotive vehicle that are intermediate between the wheels and the frame, and support the car body and frame by means of a cushion of air to absorb road shock caused by passage of the wheels over irregularities.
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The Inscription features an air-suspension system, Four-C chassis, a slightly different front grille, dual integrated taillights, a heads up display, leather dashboard and Nappa leather on the seats with ventilated front seats.
In addition, the double-wishbone front suspension and multi-link rear suspension work with an intelligent, four-cornered, air-suspension system and electronic variable damping to deliver the refinement that has been associated with Rolls-Royce for more than 100 years.
But VW have another trick up their sleeve in their damping control, air-suspension system.
The DHC system is part of ArvinMeritor's light vehicle smart systems(TM) portfolio, which also includes two- and four-corner standard air-suspension systems, an innovative active air-suspension system, adaptive damping and active roll-control systems.
The model features a self-levelling air-suspension system, and body made of aluminium.
In the 1980s, and the launch of the second generation Range Rover, the emphasis was to complement the car's peerless 4X4 off-road capabilities with the improved grunt of more powerful engines, luxury-car features and sophisticated air-suspension systems.
Isuzu will initially supply air-suspension systems for Hino's Ranger series, while Hino will provide trans-axles for the Isuzu Forward, the officials said.