KW Variant 3
Unlimited individuality for performance & comfort. Damping forces can be adjustment separately in rebound & compression. Our engineers have developed a sporty yet harmonious basic setup, as with any KW coilover kit. To be able to guarantee the perfect suspension setup we test on our KW 7-post rig, as well as extensive driving tests on country roads, motorways and even on the Nürburgring Nordschleife. For years, the KW V3 coilover is one of the top aftermarket products and is a benchmark for coilovers. It convinces sports car drivers, tuner, large-and small series manufacturer such as Alpina, MTM, Manthey, Oettinger and many more leading companies in the international automotive industry with its damping characteristics, quality finish and durability.
Advanced technology from motorsport
With the KW V3 coilover you will get much more than just a sporty lowering and excellent driving behaviour on all roads. It is based on our long experience as a suspension manufacturer and supplier for international motor sport, such as the touring car series ADAC GT Masters, FIA GT1, FIA GT3, International GT Open, WTC, VLN and the legendary ADAC Zurich 24h-race Nürburgring.
Similar to our racing coilovers from the KW Racing program, the KW V3 can be adjusted independently in compression and rebound damping. This individual adjustment possibility is much appreciated by sports car manufacturers, tuners and drivers worldwide.
The perfect suspension setup for more driving pleasure.
If you have already made your first performance modifications to your vehicle our KW V3 coilover will compliment your upgrades. The patented KW-valve technology for separate adjustment of rebound and compression damping allows you to individually setup your suspension.The adjustable KW bottom valve adjusts the low-speed range of the compression level in twelve clicks.
You don’t need any adjusting tools because of the patented compression adjuster at the lower end of the stainless steel housing. The adjustable compression damping with its twelve exact clicks allows you to manually influence body roll, without having to change the spring rate which optimally matches the rebound.
With the individually adjustable rebound setup of the KW V3 you can directly influence the handling and comfort with its precise click adjustment. Depending on the vehicle type, the rebound valves of the KW twin-tube dampers on the upper end of the piston rod will be adjusted via an integrated adjustment wheel or a twist-adjustment wheel which is included in the delivery content.
By increasing the rebound force via the adjustment wheel body movements are reduced. You will have more stability during high speed cornering. If you change for example the wheel / tire combination (approved by the car manufacturer) to larger wheels, then with a KW V3 you will be able to adjust the car's handling perfectly.
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High quality, individual and durable
The KW V3 kit and every single damper are subject to extensive quality tests during production to meet the high standards of our KW quality management. This is the only way we can meet our expectations to give up to five years warranty on our KW V3 when installed at one of our KW specialist dealer. KW coilover struts made of stainless steel are 100% rust-free and an unlimited life time.
Therefore the operation of the continuous lowering via the dirt-resistant KW trapezoid thread and the KW composite collar is also not affected after years. By the individual lowering with its continuous adjustment range, you can emphasize the sportiness of your vehicle visually. A feature that is very popular in the performance-oriented tuning scene.
- Rebound and compression damping adjustable damper technology
- Stainless steel technology "inox-line"
- Individual, continuous lowering
- tested adjustment range
- High quality components for a long life
- Complete documentation for an easy handling
- Adjustable rebound damping with 16 exact clicks
- Adjustable compression damping with 12 exact clicks
- Unique, independent from each other working damping force adjustment
Setup: The individual adjustable rebound- & compression damping of the KW V3 coilover.The KW V3 coilover kit is the perfect accessory for performance-oriented drivers and tuning enthusiasts who put a great demand on their suspension. The separately rebound and compression damping adjustable dampers with their "well-thought-through" click adjustment allow a perfect setup. So it is easy to influence the steering behaviour, directional stability, tire grip and handling characteristics when driving on the limit.
- Version: Variant 3
- Damping adjustment: Rebound and Compression Damping
- Material: Stainless steel
- Approval: part approval (§19.3)
Only for cars without air springs at the rear axle (level control)
- F15 (08/2013-07/2018)
- X5 25dx/28i/30dx/35ix/40dx/50ix
- F16 (08/2014-07/2019)
- X6 30dx/35ix/40dx/50ix
- Street Coilovers , Variant 1, Variant 2, Variant 3, Street Comfort – Limited Lifetime Warrantee
- Bushings, Bump stops and Ball Joints - 1 Year
- Club Sport Coilovers, 2 way Race Coilovers, 3 way Race Coilovers – No warrantee.