For many years, the KW automotive GmbH is the epitome for premium products in car tuning and automobile refinement. KW offers its customers the largest suspension programme world-wide. The entire assortment – from springs over sports suspensions to coilover suspensions “inox line” in four damping versions – such a variety of products is unsurpassed on the market. Moreover, KW automotive GmbH develops racing solutions for national and international motor sports. The racing programme KW competition is successfully used by numerous racing teams on many race tracks around the world.
Adjustable front lowering 15-40 mm Adjustable rear lowering 15-40 mm Axle load front -990kg Axle load rear -1,170kg Damping adjustment Compression & rebound adjustment (electronic with pre-configured settings)
Suitable for F80 M3 Sedan and F82 M4 Coupe with Electronic Damper Control (EDC) suspension. Not for F83 M4 Convertible.
All photos shown are for demonstration purposes only and may not reflect the actual specifications of this kit. Please contact us if you have any questions.
About KW DDC Plug & Play Coilovers
The "Plug & Play" solution for BMW models, which have a standard electronic damper adjustment
Today, more and more premium vehicles are being fitted with an adaptive suspension system. Until the KW DDC Plug & Play was introduced to the market, you often had to make compromises when customizing your suspension lowering, and often had to dispense with the active control system and comfort features that you had paid extra for. With the adaptive KW DDC Plug & Play coilover suspensions there are no compromises to be made and you can combine the control of your standard damper system with a step less suspension lowering and the driving dynamics of a KW coilover suspension.
For the first time, the KW DDC coilover kit combines the advantages of a KW coilover suspension with the comfort of the standard damper control. At the push of a button, the driver can choose between the Comfort, Normal and Sport-setup optimized for the KW coilover suspension. In addition, the KW coilover suspension allows individual lowering in the tested adjustment range.
The best part is: Except for the replacement of the adaptive factory OEM suspension with the KW DDC Plug & Play coilovers, there are no further conversion steps or even modifications of the stock wiring. The KW DDC Plug & Play coilover simply plug into the factory plugs for the adaptive suspension. The user is able to select the different settings with their factory interior controls of their vehicle.
Ideal integration of an OEM factory controls with the advantages of an adaptive KW coilover kit
KW's suspension technology is compatible with the electronics of various automobile manufacturers. The adaptive KW DDC Plug & Play coilover kit is recognized by the factory onboard electronics. All displays and control elements of your vehicle remain fully functional with the advantages of adaptive damping. The stainless steel construction provides additional protection and durability against the elements, salt and dirt. Height adjustability is retained from our unique use of materials for construction.
Plug & Play solution for increased handling or more comfort
Compatible with the factory OEM suspension control
Vehicle-specific damper setups such as Comfort / Normal / Sport
Operation via factory interior controls
Setup – factory-set pre-configured damping setup with adaptive damper control
During installation, the standard struts are simply replaced by KW “inox-line” stainless steel struts while the adaptive KW dampers are connected to the on-board electronics using your automobile’s original plugs. Fitting a KW DDC Plug & Play coilover suspension requires no further steps. The standard dampers can simply be replaced with the KW DDC (Dynamic Damping Control) coilover kit. The existing control and the button installed in the interior for the operation of the damper control will retain.
3 Series / F80 M3 (2014-2019) / M3
3 Series / F80 M3 (2014-2019) / M3 Competition
3 Series / F80 M3 (2014-2019) / M3 CS
4 Series / F82 / F83 (2014-2019) / M4
4 Series / F82 / F83 (2014-2019) / M4 Competition
4 Series / F82 / F83 (2014-2019) / M4 CS
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