As we reported on Autoline Daily, Ford has developed a new kind of front suspension that eliminates torque steer. Called RevoKnuckle, it looks. Ford’s RevoKnuckle front suspension is a re-engineered version of the McPherson setup which weighs less and costs less than a double. NASICS: RevoKnuckle suspension. 5th July hen Ford were developing the Mk2 Focus RS they had a problem to overcome. Big power (bhp), and.

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Various innovations, developed as a result of customer feedback from previous performance Fords, have allowed engineers to keep the new Focus RS as front-wheel drive, with a limited-slip differential, while still achieving demanding targets for traction, handling and steering.

Cutting out the center differential and rear drive mechanism saves cost, complexity and weight – all enemies of high-performance and affordable hatchbacks. But yeah, it would be interesting to know. PH – Shed of the Year. Ive read the story on the new Rs and was just wondering if anyone on here can shed some more light on this ‘new’ design have searched the net and found nothing.

Take Us With You! Latest News British Columbia: The upside is that it sends more power to the grippiest wheel, rather than simply locking them together and potentially losing even more traction, and they don’t tend to grab and yank the foord wheels, making it particularly well-suited to an FWD application. Get the Web’s best daily performance and luxury fofd newsletter! Instead they focused on making the front differential and suspension the best possible.


Was hoping to see a picture or diagram, as i want to know how it works as opposed to what it does. We’ll email you the latest in performance and luxury automotive news every day.

Ford RevoKnuckle Suspension and Quaife LSD Explained

But unlike an open differential, when one wheel starts to spin at a much higher rate than the other, it steps in to keep the spin from degenerating into futile burnt rubber. Bugatti’s 3D-printed brake caliper tested to hypercar extremes. Latest Features British Columbia: Related Used Listings Browse used listings in refoknuckle area.

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McLaren shows off Speedtail design themes so no two cars look alike. So in the end, Ford thinks it has come out with a product that will beat the competition thanks to a lighter, more tactile solution that offers a better combination of power, traction and driving dynamics.

I agree to receive emails from the site. Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio. Lidar, big data could make de-icing roads more efficient. How it accomplishes this task is what determines the type of differential, and there are many ways, including helical, clutch-type and viscous coupling LSDs.

Spy Shots December 31, Like all limited-slip differentials LSDsthe Quaife unit allows some degree of freedom of rotation revoonuckle the two drive wheels—that’s what makes it possible to turn corners smoothly. BigMansZetec 1, posts months.



A side benefit of the RevoKnuckle system is improved traction in addition to minimized torque steer thanks to greater freedom in configuring camber, caster and trail.

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News Chevrolet Corvette preview Sports Cars an hour ago. While it may sound complex, in truth it is a simple, durable and cost-effective mechanical solution. Used Volkswagen Golf 2, fod. Most Revokunckle This Week. The mid-size pickup truck pace-setter. One downside of the helical LSD, or any torque-biasing unit for that matter, is that if one wheel becomes unweighted or otherwise completely loses traction, the differential won’t function – it becomes in essence an open differential.

To overcome the torque steer issue, the engineers used a standard MacPherson strut architecture, but added a two-piece knuckle that adds a ‘C’ shape to the lower suspension mount. PH – Reader’s Fofd of the Year. Our work has shown clearly that our approach in combining a tuned RevoKnuckle with the Quaife differential is an ideal solution for a high performance front-wheel-drive road car like Revoknuckoe RS.

It is a simple, highly robust solution that is also exceptionally effective.