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Ramp travel index

Index Ramp travel index

Ramp travel index or RTI, is a way of measuring a vehicle's ability to flex its suspension, a property also known as axle articulation. [1]

12 relations: Beam axle, Chassis, Compact sport utility vehicle, Crossover (automobile), Differential (mechanical device), Four-wheel drive, Mini sport utility vehicle, Off-road vehicle, Off-roading, Sport utility vehicle, Traction (engineering), Wheelbase.

Beam axle

A beam axle, rigid axle or solid axle is a dependent suspension design, in which a set of wheels is connected laterally by a single beam or shaft.

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Chassis

A chassis (plural chassis) is the internal framework of an artificial object, which supports the object in its construction and use.

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Compact sport utility vehicle

Compact sport utility vehicle, also known as compact SUV, is a class of small sport utility vehicles that is larger than mini SUVs, but smaller than mid-size SUVs with a length roughly between.

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Crossover (automobile)

A crossover or crossover utility vehicle (CUV) is a vehicle built on a unibody car platform combining in highly variable degrees features of a sport utility vehicle (SUV) with those of a passenger vehicle, especially a station wagon or hatchback.

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Differential (mechanical device)

A differential is a gear train with three shafts that has the property that the rotational speed of one shaft is the average of the speeds of the others, or a fixed multiple of that average.

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Four-wheel drive

Four-wheel drive, also called 4×4 ("four by four") or 4WD, refers to a two-axled vehicle drivetrain capable of providing torque to all of its wheels simultaneously.

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Mini sport utility vehicle

Mini SUV, also called subcompact SUV or subcompact crossover, is a class of small sport utility vehicles with a length under and around.

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Off-road vehicle

An off-road vehicle is considered to be any type of vehicle which is capable of driving on and off paved or gravel surface.

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Off-roading

Off-roading is the activity of driving or riding a vehicle on unsurfaced roads or tracks, made of materials such as sand, gravel, riverbeds, mud, snow, rocks, and other natural terrain.

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Sport utility vehicle

Sport-utility (vehicle), SUV or sport-ute is an automotive classification, typically a kind of station wagon / estate car with off-road vehicle features like raised ground clearance and ruggedness, and available four-wheel drive.

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Traction (engineering)

Traction, or tractive force, is the force used to generate motion between a body and a tangential surface, through the use of dry friction, though the use of shear force of the surface is also commonly used.

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Wheelbase

In both road and rail vehicles, the wheelbase is the distance between the centers of the front and rear wheels.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramp_travel_index

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