Cornering Geometry

When a lateral force is generated, the load becomes distributed to the No.1 and No.2 suspension arms. The illustration shown below indicates the lateral force distribution on suspension arms of the right side rear wheel during left cornering. This causes the wheels to toe-in, in order to ensure the proper stability of the rear suspension.

Large load distribution to No.1 arm

Large load distribution to No.1 arm

Small load distribution to No.2 arm

Lateral Force

Toe-in

Lateral Force

Small load distribution to No.2 arm

Toe-in

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