Tenneco Inc. is supplying the newly-launched Renault Talisman D-segment sedan with its continuously variable semi-active suspension (CVSAe), part of the company’s Monroe® Intelligent Suspension portfolio of original equipment advanced technologies.
The Talisman provides what Renault calls a personalized driving experience via its Multi-Sense technology, which offers drivers the choice of comfort, sport, eco, neutral and perso modes. Tenneco’s CVSAe technology is available as an option within Renault’s Multi-Sense system, allowing drivers to select improved ride comfort or dynamic, agile handling for a sportier ride. The Talisman model offers a shortcut button to switch instantly between the comfort and sport modes.
“Our Monroe® Intelligent Suspension portfolio offers our OE customers a choice of advanced technologies that can be seamlessly integrated into their vehicle control systems to help deliver a superior driving experience,” said Enrique Orta, Tenneco senior vice president, Ride Performance. “We are delighted that Renault has chosen Monroe® Intelligent Suspension for this innovative new compact, executive sedan with its combination of four-wheel steering and semi-active suspension.”
The Talisman is the second model in the Renault range to feature Monroe® Intelligent Suspension. In 2014, Renault launched CVSAe on its new Espace.
About Monroe® active suspension
CVSAe is part of the Monroe® Intelligent Suspension portfolio, which includes adaptive suspension solutions (Dual Mode) for compact cars and semi-active solutions with external valve (CVSAe), internal valve (CVSAi) and two independent valves (CVSA2) for mid-range and higher-end cars. The portfolio also includes CVSA2/Kinetic® and ACOCAR® active suspension solutions for premium luxury cars, high-end sports cars and SUVs with off-road capability.