Suspensions of Japanese passenger vehicles lately are being improved as a result of the rapid increase of FWD vehicles and competition among manufacturers striving to out-perform each other in the world market. The characteristics required of the suspension have many contradictory aspects such as handling and stability, riding comfort, noise and vibration. The suspension mechanism has been improved to fulfill all of these requirements simultaneously. Recently, vehicles with variable components of the suspension mechanism are increasing. The authors herein describe current suspension techniques of Japanese passenger vehicles.

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    Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan

    10-2 Goban-cho, Chiyoda-ku
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  • Authors:
    • Kobayashi, Y
    • Shibuya, M
    • Ito, S
    • Desaki, Y
  • Publication Date: 1985-4

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  • Accession Number: 00451798
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-039 075
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 31 1985 12:00AM