Browse Publications Technical Papers 2012-01-0729

Development of NV Performance of New Rear Suspension and New Drivetrain for Rear-Drive Vehicles 2012-01-0729

This paper describes the design measures taken to develop the noise and vibration performance of a new rear suspension and a new drivetrain system for rear-wheel-drive vehicles. The new rear suspension is designed to solve trade-off issues between road noise and handling performance. Despite higher drive torque, booming noise is greatly reduced by the new rear suspension and drivetrain without increasing the vehicle weight or sacrificing fuel economy.


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