Ride and Handling of a European Car: The Renault 9 830981

We discuss the problems of comfort and handling of european vehicles using a typical example: the RENAULT 9. Many problems related to weight, size, unibody construction and, four cylinders engines… are given. Some details about the means used to solve them are given and solutions for a RENAULT 9 are analysed. Of corse the vehicle represents a compromise adapted to european market vehicle which is rather different from the U.S. Market, a factor considered in the design of the RENAULT-AMC Alliance.


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