April 1, 2007

XRAY Column – Developing and Designing the NT1 Part II

XRAY Column

Following on from last months column by Juraj Hudy, comes the second part of this great insight into the development of Xrays new gas touring car, the NT1. In this part Juraj talks us through the pre production and testing phase of the car as well as highlighting the problems and the solutions to some problems that arose in testing.

With the new geometry on the suspension arms, the geometry of the steering blocks and rear uprights had to be modified too, which again required modifications to the moulds. With the changed geometry the roll center positions on the rear roll center bridge also had to be modified so after testing several different roll center positions we came up with the optimal positions.

Read the full column here.

Source: Xray [teamxray.com]


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