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power steering

n.
A system that facilitates the steering of a vehicle, especially by means of hydraulic devices controlled by the steering wheel but powered by the vehicle's engine.
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power steering

n
(Automotive Engineering) a form of steering used on vehicles, where the torque applied to the steering wheel is augmented by engine power. Also called: power-assisted steering
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pow′er steer′ing


n.
an automotive steering system in which the engine's power is used to supplement the driver's effort in turning the steering wheel.
[1930–35]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.power steering - automotive steering where engineer power amplifies the torque applied to the steering wheel
steering mechanism, steering system - a mechanism by which something is steered (especially a motor vehicle)
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Translations

power steering

n (Aut) (also power-assisted steering) → servosterzo
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The model features new darkened tail lamps, a sports automatic transmission, Servotronic steering, 'extended contents' for the instrument cluster and 'leathertec' upholstery.
Standard features also include the speed-related steering assistance system Servotronic. It is a loaded small car what more can I say?
The driver can also choose from Comfort, Sport and Sport Plus modes for the Variable Damper Control (VDC) system, which has M-specific tuning and M Servotronic steering.
Le conducteur peut aussi choisir entre les modes Confort, Sport et Sport Plus pour le systeme de controle d'amortissement variable (VDC), aux reglages M speciaux, et la direction M Servotronic. Les caracteristiques du moteur peuvent egalement etre configurees selon les gouts du conducteur via les modes Efficient (efficace), Sport et Sport Plus.
You also get Servotronic traction, braking and stability assistance at all speeds, dynamic power distribution, braking and damper control for more linear power delivery and adapting suspension to the roads, and xDrive 4WD with torque split to add to its off-roading capabilities.
With the lightweight aluminium front and rear axles from the BMW M3/M4 models, forged 19-in aluminium wheels with mixed-size tyres, M Servotronic steering with two settings and suitably effective M compound brakes, the new BMW M2 Coupe has raised the bar once again in the compact high-performance sports car segment when it comes to driving dynamics.
A new Servotronic steering system will be fitted as standard equipment.
The ATS-V is also equipped with a Servotronic II variable-ratio electric power steering system from ZF Steering Systems.
The Servotronic system seems to lack weight when the wheel is straight ahead and then loads up too much weight as you turn into corners.
The X6 gets electric power steering including Servotronic speed-sensitive power assistance.
Here, Normal isthe default setting, but switching to Sport or Track modes brings the hydraulically assisted Servotronic steering system into line by becoming firmer.