14 Aug '17, 4pm

Is Nothing Sacred? Continental New Wheel Concept Reinvents The Wheel

“Because the brake disk is fixed on the outside and the brake engages from the inside, the brake caliper can be designed particularly light and stiff. The force is transmitted largely symmetrically into the center of the axle, and this has a favorable effect on the noise behavior of the brake,” says Linhoff. That’s another plus for the New Wheel Concept. Electric cars are quieter than conventional cars with internal combustion engines. Anything that enhances the sense of solitude for the passengers inside is an advantage. Continental will present its New Wheel Concept at the Frankfurt auto show in September.

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