Skip to main content
Trailing-arm suspension Damper Jointed drive shaft Differential fixed tothe frame Trailing arm Pivots

A trailing-arm suspension on a rear-wheel-drive car. The arm is attached to the rear wheel hub and broadens into a V whose two arms extend forward to pivot on the frame. The differential is fixed to the frame and the drive shafts have universal joints.


How car suspension works

Suspension types There are various ways of attaching the wheels of the car so that they can move...