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Suspension & Handling

THE SUPERKÄFER -> TECHNICAL DATA -> SUSPENSION AND HANDLING
Brakes Dual Circuit Master Cylinder
  248mm front drum brakes (1303)
  277mm front disc brakes (1303S)
  230mm rear drum brakes
  Cable operated rear parking brakes
   
Front Suspension Fully independent MacPherson strut coil springs and hydraulic dampners, anti roll bar also acting as a longitudinal locating point for the struts. Worm and roller steering, up until 1975, later models with rack and pinion steering.
Rear Suspension Fully independent with diagonal trailing arms and double jointed driveshafts, sprung from a single torsion bar with telescopic hydraulic dampners.
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