air suspension


Definition of air suspension

: a method of vehicle suspension that uses pressurized air instead of metal springs — compare air spring

Examples of air suspension in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Hummer EV first lowers itself by 2.0 inches via the air suspension followed by a series of sounds, haptic feedback in the driver's seat, and visual elements in the 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster, including a g-force meter. Connor Hoffman, Car and Driver, 1 July 2021 Handling was crisp and impeccable and ride from the air suspension made my own Suzuki Vitara feel a bit like a rattlebox. Neil Winton, Forbes, 10 June 2021 Passengers at the back will find that the adjustable air suspension can cope with anything, ironing out potholes (or worse) with consummate ease. Jeremy Taylor, Robb Report, 27 Aug. 2021 Ride-height adjustable air suspension and rear-axle steering are standard. Tony Quiroga, Car and Driver, 24 Aug. 2021 The unibody construction together with Quadra-Lift air suspension and Selec-Terrain management system help in smoothening ride quality on any kind of terrain without compromising the off-roading dynamics. Kyle Edward, Forbes, 7 July 2021 The Quadra-Lift air suspension and Selec-Terrain system are essentially the two most crucial components in the new Grand Cherokee overlooking & controlling the driving dynamics and adjusting them to maximize driver’s comfort and peace of mind. Kyle Edward, Forbes, 7 July 2021 The air suspension lowered ride height at speed in sport setting, contributing both to handling and a lack of wind noise. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, 18 June 2021 The entry-level $47,450 P300 is $4400 less than the equivalent 110, but the difference is actually less than that: The longer-wheelbase model brings standard air suspension, which is a $1600 option on the base 90. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, 29 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of air suspension

1910, in the meaning defined above

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12 Sep 2021

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“Air suspension.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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