John Scott has come up with a practical solution for vehicles that will maintain most of the benefits of negative camber without compromising on treadwear and safety. This solution comprises of a tire that has a larger circumference on the outer sidewall compared to the inner sidewall, which enables the suspension to be adjusted with lots of negative camber while maintaining the contact of a tire. Just what is negative camber, you ask? It is the tipping the top of a wheel inward that tends to enable the tires’ contact patches to grow larger under hard cornering, which provides the vehicle with more grip simultaneously albeit with the downsides of a compromised ride and uneven wear in tires. It remains to be seen whether this solution will be incorporated into newer vehicles.
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