AIRTEK Transit

Integrated Front Air Suspension and Steer Axle System


AIRTEK's unique design provides stability, improved ride and comfort, and reduced maintenance over standard suspensions for bus applications. AIRTEK™, combined with STEERTEK NXT axle, forms a torsion system to increase roll stability helping to improve handling and control. The innovative v-box system eliminates the need for sway bars and associated linkages, reducing wear components & complexity.

Features & Benefits

Driver Comfort

  • Air springs support the majority of the vehicle load while providing low spring rate and extremely soft ride
  • Premium shock absorbers are tuned specifically for AIRTEK

Stability and Handling

  • Integrated design allows optimized steering geometry for reduced bump steer and wheel kick
  • The rigid front leaf spring attaches securely to the box section axle, forming a torsion system for enhanced roll stability
  • V-box components provides best-in-class handling and stability performance
  • AIRTEK and STEERTEK deliver up to 55° wheel cut for improved maneuverability
  • Height control valve maintains constant ride height

Maintenance and Durability

  • Maintenance free bushings and the two piece knuckle reduce overall system maintenance
  • Air springs reduce vibration to cab, chassis, and engine components