This electronically controlled system minimises the perceptible oscillations and vibrations of the entire drivetrain, particularly of the engine, and combines the benefits of a hard or soft transmission mounting arrangement.
A hard transmission mounting arrangement is best for driving dynamics, as it results in highly accurate roadholding. A soft transmission mounting arrangement, on the other hand, minimises oscillations and vibrations, thereby improving comfort on uneven road surfaces, but at the expense of driving dynamics.
Our engineers have therefore adapted the rigidity and damping of the engine mounts to driving style and road conditions. This is achieved using a fluid with magnetic properties and an electromagnetic field.
During load changes and in rapid bends, roadholding is noticeably more stable, thanks to a harder transmission mounting arrangement. The dynamic engine mounts also reduce the vertical oscillations of the engine when accelerating or at full load.
The result: a higher, more consistent driving force on the rear axle, increased traction and improved acceleration. And with a moderate driving style, comfort is improved, thanks to the softer adjustment of the dynamic engine mounts.