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Air Ride Suspension: How to Make the Best of the Best Even Better

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The Airstream Interstate truly is an amazing vehicle. The best of two worlds, it’s a collaborative effort from several of the most iconic companies in their fields. You have the obsession from Mercedes-Benz for building the best vehicles on the planet, coupled with the oldest luxury travel trailer builder on the planet – Airstream.

So, how do you take the best of the best and make it even better? Given that the interior is decked out from top to bottom you’re going to have to look elsewhere. And in this case, it’s going to be under the vehicle all around the back axle where you can get even more comfort and performance on your Airstream Interstate with Air Ride Suspension.

The Air Ride suspension system is its own collaboration of air springs, shock absorbers and sway bar. A combination that takes what was already car-like handling and elevates it to the next level.

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A More Comfortable Ride

By automatically adjusting itself as you drive, Air Ride Suspension buffers the impact of bumps and vibrations of uneven roads, for a smoother, more comfortable ride. It also maintains a proper ride height to improve the Interstate’s aerodynamics and increase fuel economy.

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Sharper Handling

For the driver Air Ride Suspension can help sharpen handling. As the air springs rapidly adjust themselves, based on the condition of the road, they reduce cornering sway (the sideways lean that a taller vehicle like the Interstate can exhibit when taking corners at a higher speed) and crosswind sensitivity (the wobble that can happen when the vehicle encounters strong cross-winds).

Easy Hitching and Leveling

When parked, Air Ride Suspension can be operated manually with a hand-held remote control. Perfect for lowering your vehicle when it comes to hitching up a trailer or loading up the back, or for helping to maintain a level interior when camped on uneven grounds.

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And let’s be honest, if you’re in the market for an Airstream Interstate then you’re the kind of individual who probably isn’t very interested in “roughing it” when it comes to hitting the road. So if the maximum in comfort and luxury are what you’re looking for in a touring coach, the optional air ride suspension upgrade is really a no-brainer.

To learn more, visit your local Airstream dealer.

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