independent suspension


of a vehicle
: a type of suspension (the parts of a vehicle that connect the body to the wheels) in which each wheel has its own set of supports for the body of the vehicle
This car has four-wheel independent suspension.

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Recent Examples on the Web Plenty of technical sophistication has been built in: a new overhead-cam engine, front-wheel drive, and all-independent suspension. Don Sherman, Car and Driver, 22 Feb. 2023

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“Independent suspension.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Mar. 2023.

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