BILSTEIN B8 Performance Damper Range For Mercedes E-Class W124

BILSTEIN, the hugely respected German suspension manufacturer, has released details of its many Mercedes W124 upgrade options to allow enthusiasts to uprate, enhance or totally restore the handling of their cherished E-Class. As the OEM supplier to almost all of Mercedes creations, the BILSTEIN B8 dampers are the obvious fitment when bringing a W124 back to better than ‘day one’ condition.

BILSTEIN offer fitments for every engine variant of the W124 models, with each fitment borrowing heavily from the firm’s enviable knowledge with each chassis. BILSTEIN has used this to create a range of dampers that maintains the character and comfort of the original car, but with an even sharper focus on handling precision, making it faster through the turns and more rewarding to drive. The BILSTEIN B8 damper offers an ‘as new’ OEM quality restoration part and is perfect for the concours purist or driving enthusiast. The BILSTEIN B8’s peerless monotube design offers the best possible damping performance under any driving conditions, working in perfect harmony with either the OEM springs or any subtly lower quality aftermarket offerings. With the factory units now doubtless very tired and performing below par, these new units will help to create a ‘better than new’ feel in ride and handling terms.

The BILSTEIN B8 range is designed for those looking for more damping capability, with improved handling and reduced squat and dive, without ruining everyday ride comfort. Using the very latest in BILSTEIN gas pressure technology and track-proven construction, each unit is hand-finished in BILSTEIN’s German factory to surpass even the most stringent of OEM production standards. Each application has also been signed off on both the Nordschleife and Papenburg proving grounds before being passed ‘fit for sale’.

The BILSTEIN B8 dampers also increase active safety through more efficient braking and better traction. Ideal as service replacements, or the perfect way to improve a cherished car.

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