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an axle that carries a wheel but without power to drive it

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As for the ride, the McPherson Strut with Coil Spring in the front along with coupled torsion beam axle with coil springs at rear did a decent job in providing a comfortable ride.
While all Maximas until now have relied heavily on the strength of the rear beam axle for stability, control and strength, Nissan has moved into unchartered waters for its larger cars by incorporating a multi-link rear axle.
5L dohc Ford V-6 Horsepower: 170 @ 6,250 rpm Torque: 165 @ 4,250 rpm Transmission Type: 4-speed automatic Chassis Front suspension: MacPherson strut Rear suspension: Torsion beam axle, coil springs Brakes: Disc/drum, ABS optional
Stonic relies on a similar suspension system to Rio, with independent MacPherson struts at the front and a torsion beam axle at the rear, but there has been extensive retuning to take into account the SUV's higher ground clearance and centre of gravity.
Limited Tenders are invited for Equaliser Beam Axle Of Crawler Beam For Mtc 7,8 & 9.
Instead, there's a much simpler and tougher beam axle that is better suited to the hard life many vans will lead and therefore the norm for most LCVs.
It gets a MacPherson strut front suspension and semi-independent coupled torsion beam axle at the rear.
Its independent MacPherson strut system at the front and lightweight torsion beam axle at the rear offers great grip and handling, with little roll even on the tightest of bends.
Ride quality is also much improved due to the adoption of suspension refinements including MacPherson struts at the front and a coupled torsion beam axle at the rear.
MacPherson struts are used for the front suspension, and at the rear a coupled torsion beam axle that delivers a smooth, comfortable ride and excellent stability.
The suspension is typical supermini with struts at the front and a torsion beam axle at the back.
The quality of ride, handling and grip can't be faulted, thanks to revisions to the running gear, which feature MacPherson struts to the front and torsion beam axle to the rear, while the suspension set up with its softer springs offers all those on aboard a truly comfortable and relaxed ride.
ZF is also looking at more conventional solutions designed to improve ride comfort while also reducing cost, including its Multi Compliance Twist Beam Axle, which uses the basic architecture of the cost-effective twist beam as the basis for a new design that features an additional wheel carrier on each side that produces a virtual pivot point that moves the wheel in toe-in under both lateral and longitudinal load forces.
The suspension is typical supermini, with struts at the front and a torsion beam axle at the back.
The suspended beam axle provides the advantages of an independent link suspension, but with fewer moving parts and simpler controls.