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Standard suspensions. How high is it?

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by Meringdal, Jan 20, 2014.

  1. Meringdal

    Meringdal New Member

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    Hi!

    do anyone have any pictures of a car with standard susp.? Im gettin mine in about 2 months! :)

    how big is the gap in the wheelwell? Please mention how big your rims are if u post :)
     
  2. AMPd

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    Responses to NAIAS questions

    Brianman-
    2. Active Air Suspension - When should we expect more formal information to be published about the height settings available, and so forth. The information has been somewhat vague on these points thus far. "Does the air suspension keep the car level with hard cornering?"

    Dynamics on how the active air suspense will handle when corning is to be announced, but I can expand upon the height levels. Manual Adjustments are as follows:

    • Normal height = 6”
    • High Level 1 = 0.90” taller; When the vehicle accelerates above 19 mph, the clearance adjusts back to Normal height.
    • High level 2 = 1.3” above Standard and can be used for ascending a steep driveway or fording deep snow. Clearance reverts to High Level 1 above 10 mph.
    • Low Level = 0.79” under Standard; Active Air Suspension will automatically lower the vehicle for highway driving to improve aerodynamics. Low Level is also accessible from the touchscreen for loading/unloading of passengers. When the vehicle begins driving the clearance adjusts back to Normal height.
    • The suspension will also self-level the car. For example if you load a lot of weight in the trunk the vehicle will remain level.


     
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    Ok thanks! Not that bad..

    maybe i'll go 20" and add a little bit more tire. Might fit perfectly into the gap :)
     
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