Ladies and gentlemen, the 2001 Mercedes Benz F 400 Carving concept car, featuring active camber adjustment. Herein the angle of every individual tyre (with respect to the vertical) is controlled by a computer according to the driving and road parameters.
It seemed heavy stuff for me at first, so I looked it up on the ‘net. As per some forums, some time back the Japanese came up with this concept to ensure better grip between the tyres and the road when taking sharp turns at higher velocity (since the centripetal force would tend to tumble the car away from the curve). Then it did not receive credibility from the automotive community till Mercedes Benz came up with the above mentioned model with the active camber control system. And with this, the Stuttgart Mercedes-Benz Museum series comes to a close.
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