unsprung

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unsprung

(ʌnˈsprʌŋ)
adj
1. not equipped with a spring or springs
2. obsolete not sprouted; not having sprung up
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unsprung

adj seatungefedert; trapoffen, nicht zugeschnappt
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This led to keying in on unsprung weight since any weight that can be removed from the mass not supported by the suspension pays huge dividends in handling and steering feel.
However, high price and increase in unsprung weight in wheels are considered to be the major restraints for the growth of the in-wheel motor market.
Small wheels are lighter which means less unsprung weight.
Two new designs of ultra-lightweight aluminium alloy wheels - 10-spoke as standard and a 5-spoke alternative as a [pounds sterling]4,080 option - are the lightest wheels ever fitted to a Sports Series, the reduction in unsprung weight bringing a noticeable benefit to the dynamic qualities of the car.
That keeps the unsprung masses low and benefits driving dynamics.
The need for two control arms along with the drive-shaft results in packaging issues and also adds substantial unsprung mass.
Though OEMs are committed to using iron discs, would they at least address the unsprung weight by using aluminum in the calipers?
Fans of the Really Wild Show in the 1990s, or the more recent Springwatch Unsprung, will be able to meet the star at the end of the talk.
crucial unsprung weight that is essential to offering a more direct feel through the steering as well as reducing the neces- sary pedal travel.
Compared to a conventional brake system, the composite brake is characterised by its significantly lower weight which contributes to a reduction in unsprung mass.
With a reduced unsprung weight, Porsche says the tyres trail the surface of the road better and are perfectly optimised for absorbing longitudinal and lateral forces.