Curved teeth on VR racks
Rack tooth surface has to be adjusted in order to achieve variable ratio.
FIG. 8 is a sectional view to a very much enlarged scale of the rack and pinion of FIG. 5a showing the particular features of contact between the rack and the pinion being a section through the centerline of the rack;
FIG. 9 is a plan view in diagrammatic form of the pinion and the rack showing the position of various section lines referred to in the description;
multi-link independent rear suspension
a coupling device
King Pin Inclination (KPI)
Multi-link suspension system with crossed upper links (rear axle, 1997 Mercedes-Benz W220 S-class)
The crossing of the upper links allows the elastic steering angle resulting from braking and acceleration to be optimally tuned to achieve certain target values.