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In future Audi’s Luxury models, fiber polymer springs can be seen
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Audi has announced a plan to use fiber-reinforced polymer springs in all its future luxury offerings. These springs are going to replace the conventional steel springs by eventually filtering down to its lowest end of all Audi’s range of models.

It is set to debut in all the luxury models according to Audi by this year end. These new springs will offer much better combination of luxury as well as comfort in the future cars of Audi. A glass fiber polymer reinforced has been developed jointly by Audi and unnamed supplier from Italy. The new springs will look in green color with fiber strands noticeably much thicker than its standard steel counterpart.

 

These new springs not only look different but more importantly they will look 40 percent lighter too. A steel spring can weights 2.7kg in corresponding to glass fiber polymer springs reinforced will weight only 1.6kg only. All together the four springs may save upto weight 4.4kg. Although this 4.4kg might sound insignificant, generally springs are part of the geometrical suspension weight and is slightly lighter which can make little difference to the world in terms of braking, handling and wheel behavior. It saves weights at the Audi’s crucial location in framework system.

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