Bilstein Manufactures a Precise and Smooth Ride

FPS has recently added to its suspension range by gap-filling on premium applications.

Bilstein has been involved in chassis technology since its inception in the 1920’s. The OEM is a trusted brand among factors and end-users alike. The B4 banner covers Bilstein’s multi-award winning range of OEM-replacement suspension. The teaming-up of Bilstein and its exceptional products with FPS’s leading services is surely a winning formula for customers, who can now reap the benefits of both worlds.

The Range

Focusing on premium application gaps and further enhancing FPS’s current range of suspension products, the B4 range consists of 72 part numbers, covering almost 1,100 different applications for the majority of common fitments. Aimed at the high-volume service replacement market, the B4 portfolio, shared with FPS’s same/next-day delivery service, offers a beautifully engineered range of shock absorbers and air suspension modules that are precision-manufactured to surpass all OEM standards. The B4 range is competitively priced, in spite of its higher quality differential.

Popular applications include:

Part No. Description Application
20-070779 Shock absorber (rear) Jaguar S Type 3.0 (1998-2008)
44-102265 Air spring (front, left hand) Mercedes E220 2.1 CDI (2003-2010)
40-148335 Air spring bellows (rear) Mercedes ML320 3.0 CDI (2005-2010)

Perfection Defined

Made in the company’s impressive German facility, the range draws on Bilstein’s extensive OEM involvements and features many of the design facets that are found on Bilstein’s fast road and motorsport ranges. Bilstein’s strict adherence to quality and uniformity ensures a perfect fit and finish of its suspension components. The end result is a range of dampers and air springs that delivers consistent performance and a long service life, offering the end-user perfect roadholding and control in all conditions.

Based in Ennepetal, Germany, BILSTEIN insists on finishing every part by hand to give an unparalleled quality to the suspension range they release into the aftermarket. Benefitting from a full TUEV accreditation, each part is produced to OEM quality. The strict QC procedures reflect in the quality of the parts, resulting in impressively rare warranty rates.

Even More in Store

Bilstein’s latest adaptive shock absorber technology allows factors the chance to cater for all manners of original-fit development. The B4 DampTronic range seamlessly integrates to each appropriate marque’s electronic system with a simple ‘plug and play’ connector. The new unit is recognised by the recipient vehicle as a new OEM-spec part, making for a quick and simple fitment that can be carried out in any workshop, without the need for the factory diagnostic tool, in most cases.

The B4 range also includes sophisticated fitments for the burgeoning range of air-suspension equipped cars like Mercedes, Jaguar and BMW 7-Series. Again, these units have been designed to integrate perfectly with the recipient vehicle.

As the preferred choice of road testers, race teams and manufacturers, Bilstein B4 is a superb brand to offer as part of a factor’s portfolio, ensuring a drive as though it’s the first time, every time.

Please contact your local FPS representative for more information on the Bilstein B4 suspension range.


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