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.
For the petrolheads, there is a combinationof double-wishbone front suspension and multi-link rear suspension, which workwith an intelligent, four-cornered, air-suspension system and electronicvariable damping.
The FMX will launch with the option of Volvo's new rear air-suspension system, although leaf suspension will still be available.
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.
The interfaces are a further development into the air-brake and air-suspension system of the truck.
But VW have another trick up their sleeve in their damping control, air-suspension system.
The air-suspension system is uncannily smooth and makes pot-holes feel like pimples and cat's-eyes like crumbs.
3-litre engine which delivers 148bhp through a six-speed gearbox, it has plenty of vroom, buoyed up by a variable-height air-suspension system.
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.