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Do Modern Cars Have Too Little Ground Clearance?
Do Modern Cars Have Too Little Ground Clearance?

24 Feb 2013, 19:02 UTC / There are several reasons why we love good, fast sportscars and supercars. They are the supreme modern expressions of freedom and passion for all things mechanical. However, there is something these...

 
Aftermarket Zoom-Zoom Displayed at SEMA
Aftermarket Zoom-Zoom Displayed at SEMA

21 Nov 2012, 14:06 UTC / Two aftermarket Mazda 6 models will be displayed at the SEMA show held in Las Vegas, Mazda announced in a press statement published today. The upgraded cars include both interior and exterior upgra...

 
Citroen Hydropneumatic Suspension Explained
Citroen Hydropneumatic Suspension Explained

30 Sep 2012, 17:48 UTC / From C1 to C6 and from DS3 to DS5, all Citroens are advertised with the “Creative Technologie” tagline. Nowadays it always seems this French company is making cars that are simply rivali...

 
Development of Suspension Updates for Toyota GT86 Under Way
Development of Suspension Updates for Toyota GT86 Under Way

27 Aug 2012, 07:10 UTC / The Toyota GT86 is immensely fun to drive, with a frisky yet controllable chassis which allows the driver to make pinpoint adjustments using only the throttle, or steering, or both - in harmony. How...

 
Opel Now Offering HiPerStrut Suspension on FWD Insignia
Opel Now Offering HiPerStrut Suspension on FWD Insignia

14 Aug 2012, 13:01 UTC / One of the main features of the Vauxhall / Opel Insignia VXR / OPC version was the trick HiPerStrut suspension which reduced understeer and improved the overall handling characteristics - similarly ...

 
BMW 1-Series M Coupe Gets KW Variant 3 Coilover Suspension
BMW 1-Series M Coupe Gets KW Variant 3 Coilover Suspension

9 Jun 2011, 12:22 UTC / You’d think that the cornering gurus at BMW’s M division would have done a proper job with the new 1-Series M Coupe, but that hasn’t stopped some people from trying to improve on t...

 
Renault to Find Solution for Suspension Failures in Malaysia
Renault to Find Solution for Suspension Failures in Malaysia

8 Apr 2011, 06:44 UTC / Lotus Renault GP's new color scheme for the Malaysian Grand Prix did not bring the team much luck in the first practice session on Friday, as both Vitaly Petrov and Nick Heidfeld suffered mecha...

 
Ferrari to Debut Red Bull-Style Exhausts, New Suspension
Ferrari to Debut Red Bull-Style Exhausts, New Suspension

15 Jun 2010, 09:16 UTC / Ferrari's heavily restyled car at Valencia will reportedly feature a Red Bull-style exhaust system. The information appeared in Spain's AS newspaper, whose reporters believe – from F...

 
McLaren Criticizes the FIA on Ride-Height Saga
McLaren Criticizes the FIA on Ride-Height Saga

27 Apr 2010, 09:12 UTC / McLaren Mercedes “gently” criticized the International Automobile Federation (FIA) for the way in which they have handled the ride-height saga in recent weeks. As of the Australian Grand...

 
Red Bull Will Not Alter RB6 Suspension after FIA Warning
Red Bull Will Not Alter RB6 Suspension after FIA Warning

9 Apr 2010, 13:28 UTC / Red Bull Racing don't plan any revision to their RB6 challenger in China, despite the latest letter addressed by the International Automobile Federation (FIA) to all the teams regarding the ill...

 
FIA Clarifies Illegal Ride-Height Systems
FIA Clarifies Illegal Ride-Height Systems

8 Apr 2010, 06:34 UTC / The International Automobile Federation (FIA) clarified the ride-height dilemma during the course of yesterday, when issuing a letter to all the Formula One teams regarding the illegality of such de...

 
Red Bull Would Agree to Suspension Rule Change in Parc Ferme
Red Bull Would Agree to Suspension Rule Change in Parc Ferme

6 Apr 2010, 06:45 UTC / Red Bull Racing obviously has nothing to hide in terms of their suspension system for the 2010 season of Formula One, as the officials at Milton Keynes insisted they would support a “suspensio...

 
McLaren to Use Red Bull-Type Suspension by China
McLaren to Use Red Bull-Type Suspension by China

1 Apr 2010, 09:20 UTC / Although McLaren Mercedes have been the only team to point fingers at Red Bull Racing's ride-high control system prior to the Australian Grand Prix, it seems that the engineers at Woking are al...

 
FIA Not Investigating Red Bull's Suspension
FIA Not Investigating Red Bull's Suspension

31 Mar 2010, 06:55 UTC / Apart from McLaren's maiden win this season, the Australian Grand Prix also brought in another controversy in the series, namely Red Bull's apparent adjustable suspension. Prior to the Sat...

 
McLaren, Mercedes Want FIA Verdict on Red Bull Controversial Suspension
McLaren, Mercedes Want FIA Verdict on Red Bull Controversial Suspension

27 Mar 2010, 16:27 UTC / With every race that unfolds in the 2010 Formula One championship, there seems to be a brand new technical-related controversy coming up. After McLaren’s F-duct system in Bahrain, here comes R...

 
Petrov Frustrated with Unfortunate F1 Start
Petrov Frustrated with Unfortunate F1 Start

15 Mar 2010, 11:59 UTC / Although the Bahrain Grand Prix was his first race in Formula One, Russian driver Vitaly Petrov left the Manama track more disappointed and frustrated than ever. The new Renault driver had made a gr...

 
Toyota Recalls an Extra 1.1 Million Vehicles
Toyota Recalls an Extra 1.1 Million Vehicles

28 Jan 2010, 09:17 UTC / Yes, you read correctly. For the third time in less than six months and the second time in January 2010, Japanese carmaker Toyota announced another recall, involving no less than 1.1 million vehicle...

 
Toyota Shares Slide After Sales Halt
Toyota Shares Slide After Sales Halt

27 Jan 2010, 08:48 UTC / The unprecedented decision by any carmaker in the US to stop sales and production of certain models on account on safety issues made Japanese manufacturer Toyota's shares drop, for the fourth c...

 
How Magnetorheological Suspension Works
How Magnetorheological Suspension Works

20 Jul 2009, 19:13 UTC / Introduced for the first time in 2002, on GM's Cadillac Seville STS, the so called magnetorheological suspension system is slowly but surely catching on. Although it has been made available on ...

 
Ferrari Confirm Lighter KERS for Silverstone
Ferrari Confirm Lighter KERS for Silverstone

17 Jun 2009, 09:17 UTC / Ferrari have announced the introduction of a new version of its Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) during the upcoming British Grand Prix. According to a press release from the Italian team, it s...