In 1954, BILSTEIN revolutionized the damping technology and has always be recognized for its top quality and high performance as innovative systems partner for the automobile industry.

When August Bilstein laid the foundations for the innovation incubator BILSTEIN in Altenvoerde in Germany’s Westphalia region in 1873, nobody had any idea of the crucial influence the company’s products would one day have on the driving comfort and safety of cars.

The world‘s leading automobile brands trust BILSTEIN for a reason – our technologies and quality set the highest standards. Each development is a new milestone and represents the pioneering spirit of BILSTEIN, an essence which manifests itself in every product we manufacture.

For more than 50 years, BILSTEIN has been developing successful dampers used in motor racing. The dampers have already contributed to numerous title wins from Niki Lauda and Alain Prost in the Formula One, victories in the 24 h race on the Nürburgring or championship titles in the sports-car mastery. The BILSTEIN brand has been an integral part of the motor racing world.