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Ever present in motorsports

BILSTEIN revolutionized damping technology in 1954 and has been impressing motorsport fans with its top quality and top performance ever since. With numerous podium places and championship titles in races and rallies of various series, BILSTEIN has become an integral part of motorsport.

BILSTEIN is in the front row

When Mercedes-Benz installed Bilstein gas pressure dampers in a rally car for the first time and instantly won, an exemplary winning streak started. Podium places and championships in Formula 1, the World Rally Championship and the DTM as well as victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Nürburgring and Daytona have been achieved until today.

Pioneers with petrol in their blood

As an active partner of the automotive industry, we are constantly present in the development of innovations. BILSTEIN specialists supply everyone with the complete range of dampers, from single and twin-tube dampers to electronically adjustable systems that actively react to the driving behavior.

High Performance at its best:
BILSTEIN 5-way EVO

The BILSTEIN 5-Way EVO is pure motorsport. The robust lightweight aluminium construction offers maximum durability and meets the highest demands in safety. For maximum flexibility and performance on every track, Up to 10,000 adjustment options are available with 10 perceptible clicks.

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BILSTEIN 5-way EVO RX

The individual low and high speed adjustments for rebound and compression make the EVO RX the first choice for rally enthusiasts. Additional forces are reliably absorbed by the hydraulically adjustable bump stop.

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Robust lightweight

With only 2 seals per adjuster, the BILSTEIN 5-way EVO offers maximum reliability on any track. Even in extreme cases, an intelligent seal ensures protection against leaking oil and guarantees performance.

Easy handling

The 10 clicks of the 5-way EVO change the driving behaviour noticeably and almost without delay. This simplifies handling and enables clearly reproducible driving and test results for a perfectly tuned setup.

Absolute control

The patented colour and number coding makes counting clicks no longer necessary and saves important time in the pit lane. All setup variants can be defined with a numerical code and can be called up in racing mode. Additional security is provided by the haptic click feedback during adjustment.

Rallycross Champion Anton Marklund drives the BILSTEIN 5-Way EVO RX

We have been active in rallycross sport since 2018 and support Anton Marklund with our expertise. The Swede competed in the ERX in 2018 with a VW Polo Supercar in BILSTEIN design - and became European Vice Champion. The next milestone is set for 2019. In the battle for the rallycross world championship we equipped the Renault Mégane RX of 26-year-old Anton with the brand new 5-way EVO RX!

What is your profession?

Whether professional racer, amateur driver or hobby tuner: We have the perfect high performance solution for every track. Select a profile and find out more about BILSTEIN products designed to meet your needs.

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BILSTEIN MDS 1-way

MDS dampers are available as spring-loaded dampers as well as McPherson struts. The connections range from a standard spherical plain bearing to pin connections and a wide variety of fork variants. In the axle leg variant, the outer tube is available with a clamping solution as well as with a bracket.

Product features and benefits
  • Individual characteristic curve design and layout according to customer requirements
  • Configurable adjustment range and configurable standard dimension
  • 10 clearly tactile clicks and perfect reproducibility
  • Low damping force hysteresis and low basic friction
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BILSTEIN MDS 2-way

MDS dampers are available as spring-loaded dampers as well as McPherson struts. The connections range from a standard spherical plain bearing to pin connections and a wide variety of fork variants. In the axle leg variant, the outer tube is available with a clamping solution as well as with a bracket.

Product features and benefits
  • Individual characteristic curve design and construction according to customer requirements
  • Configurable adjustment range and configurable standard dimension
  • 10 clearly tactile clicks and perfect reproducibility
  • Low damping force hysteresis and low basic friction
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BILSTEIN EVO GT 5-way

The BILSTEIN 5-Way EVO is pure motorsport. The robust lightweight aluminium construction offers maximum durability and meets the highest demands in safety. Up to 10,000 adjustment options and 10 perceptible clicks ensure maximum flexibility and performance on any track. Individual low and high speed rebound and compression settings allow racing enthusiasts to precisely drive over curbs for ideal lap times. The optional blow-off perfectly absorbs peak loads and reduces tyre wear without reducing speed.

Product features and benefits
  • Robust lightweight construction without compromising durability
  • 10 perceptible clicks and perfect reproducibility
  • Absolute control through patented colour and number coding
  • Construction according to customer requirements
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AS2-R

The AS2-R series dampers are lightweight, modular aluminium dampers with BILSTEIN's leading-edge reservoir technology, which offers maximum versatility thanks to a tunable basic valve arrangement. Paired with the AS2 series damper, this package is available in several versions. A wide range of motorsport requirements can be met as common lengths can be upgraded with expandable options.

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Product features and benefits
  • Anodized aluminum for precision tolerance and accuracy of fit
  • Modular configuration for simple conversion, e.g. for repairs
  • 46 mm bottom valve for optimum flow rate
  • Better oil flow with low hysteresis due to braided stainless steel hose
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EM46

EM46 Series dampers are steel bodied modular designs that utilize emulsion technology to provide a wide range of tunable spring rate capabilities. Available in both 7" and 9" stroke variants, these dry kits feature rugged 22mm shafts and enhanced rod guide seals for premium durability.

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Product features and benefits
  • 3 stage high temp rod guide seal delivers reliable performance
  • Monotube design maximizes heat transfer
  • 22mm case hardened, centerless ground chrome shaft
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SNS2

SN2 (aluminum cap) and SNS2 (steel cap) Series dampers are 46mm steel bodied, modular shock absorbers that deliver championship-worthy performance. Offered as a dry kit ready for custom tuning and assembly, they are racer rebuildable, can be easily converted to coilover use and adaptable to meet various sanctioning body requirements.

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Product features and benefits
  • Upgradeable to single and double adjustable shafts
  • Standard with linear and digressive pistons, with optional upgrades available
  • Dry kit allows for an infinite range standard and custom valvings
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M 9200

The superior design of BILSTEIN M 9200 (Coilover) is comprised of aerospace-class materials and engineered to the tightest tolerances. Available in multiple lengths and valvings for a wide range of custom race applications.

Product features and benefits
  • Threaded body with dual rate coilover hardware
  • Available in 46mm and 60mm monotubes
  • Red synthetic high-temp racing oil
  • Machine billet aluminum components
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BILSTEIN EVO RX 5-way

The BILSTEIN 5-Way EVO is pure motorsport. The robust lightweight aluminium construction offers maximum durability and meets the highest demands in safety. Up to 10,000 adjustment options and 10 perceptible clicks ensure maximum flexibility and performance on any track. Individual low and high speed rebound and compression settings allow racing enthusiasts to precisely drive over curbs for ideal lap times. The optional blow-off perfectly absorbs peak loads and reduces tyre wear without reducing speed.

Product features and benefits
  • Robust lightweight construction without compromising durability
  • 10 perceptible clicks and perfect reproducibility
  • Absolute control through patented colour and number coding
  • Construction according to customer requirements