The vehicle’s lightweight, high-pressure gas monotube shock absorbers offer excellent vehicle stability and handling as a result of innovative valve technology.
The special design provides more mounting options, higher potential damping levels and a better response compared with twin tube shocks.
Sandro Paparelli, vice president and general manager, Europe Ride Performance, said: “We are proud to integrate our innovative monotube valve technology as a suspension feature on the all-new Jaguar XE with its state-of-the-art Advanced Aluminium Architecture.
“Like Jaguar, we are committed to developing lightweight solutions that enhance vehicle dynamics and ride quality while helping to reduce fuel consumption and lower CO2 emissions.”
Low damping forces can be independently tuned in rebound and compression modes.
The system also independently adjusts damping blow-off levels and damping progression rates in mid- to high-speed ranges.
The valve design differs from standard monotube valve designs where damping force level and progression rate are mutually dependent.
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