About KW Suspensions
Offering an immense independent aftermarket suspension portfolio, state-of-the-art manufacturing technology, development, and test center, KW automotive has been operating successfully in all markets for over 25 years. In recent years, the owner-managed company has developed over 16 different damping technologies to comply with its claim "The perfect suspension for every demand". The versatile product range of the KW suspensions brand is divided into the categories "Street Comfort", "Street Performance" and "Track Performance" for the respective application. Sporty drivers rely on the height-adjustable spring sets and KW coilovers with their wide range of damping options, as well as the Nürburgring Nordschleife-tested KW Clubsport coilovers with road approval and parts certification. Worldwide, KW has seven international subsidiaries in the most important markets like Belgium, China, Japan, Switzerland, Taiwan, and the USA. Of the 450 employees worldwide, around 330 work at the headquarters in Fichtenberg, where each suspension kit is handcrafted.
Motorsport and Industry Partner
Being a development partner for sophisticated regulated suspension systems, the German company has a complete product portfolio of hydraulics, electronics, sensor technology, control units, and damper controls as well as the necessary know-how for the application and calibration of complex dynamic chassis control systems. In addition to its core business, the development and production of manually and adaptively adjustable coilovers and other suspension components for the aftermarket as well as the accessories program of various car manufacturers in the premium segment, KW automotive is also active in the original equipment of special models and super sports cars of the automotive industry.
Over the past few years KW has established itself significantly in customer motorsports and produces homologated racing dampers and suspensions for an increasing number of race cars from various car manufacturers. Various car manufacturers such as BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Toyota, and much more focus on KW automotive's suspension technology in their customer sports programs. Racing teams worldwide rely on the patented valve technology of KW Competition suspensions from the multiple overall winner of the 24h-Race-Nürburgring (2002, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2018, 2020), Winner of the Dubai 24 Hours (2017, 2020), ADAC GT Masters (2018 and 2020), ADAC TCR Germany (2018), Spa-Francorchamps 24h Race (2015, 2019, 2020), the Bathurst 12h Race (2019) and 9h Race (Kyalami 2019). For more than 25 years, KW automotive has been providing the essential suspension technology and is the internationally popular partner for individual applications for super sports cars, racing cars of various categories, classic cars as well as the complete production of small batches for brand cups or exclusive vehicles. With its immense suspension portfolio, state-of-the-art production technology, development, and test center, KW operates successfully in all markets with its brands "KW suspensions", "ST suspensions", "Belltech Sportcars", "Reiger Suspension", "ap Sportfahrwerke" "LSD Doors" and "RaceRoom".