New DC concept 'leans' toward the future At this month’s Tokyo Motor Show, Daim-lerChrysler AG will introduce a unique concept car, the F 400 Carving, a "research vehicle" the company says provides significantly more lateral cornering stability than a car with a standard chassis. How’s it do that? By varying the camber of the outer wheels when cornering (see photo) by as much as 20 degrees. The F 400 Carving, says the company, can develop as much as 1.28 g of cornering force, or about ...
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