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Demanding running characteristics of an ATV

Front axle

The front wheels are attached to A-arms by means of independent suspension

Front axle with independent wheel suspension

Rear axle

There are three different designs available for the rear axle. The light-weight sports model is often equipped with a chain-driven solid axle guided by a swing arm. Four-wheel ATVs, SxS and UTVs usually feature an independent suspension with double wishbone or torsional trailing arm rear axle.

Rear axle in swing arm design

Rear axle with independent suspension

TTI - Torsional trailing arm

Weight shifting in curves always against the centrifugal force

Weight shifting: uphill tilt forward – downslope tilt back