Vehicle Model with Delft-Tyre in Simscape Multibody

Vehicle model in Simscape Multibody using 3-D tire model.
Updated 8 Dec 2023

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Note: a newer and more elaborate version of this example is available here:
A very comprehensive vehicle simulation example with multilink suspensions and powertrain is available here
This file contains a 15-DOF model of a passenger car that can be configured to run several different tests, including slalom, 4-post testrig, and a parking maneuver. It requires Delft-Tyre software from TASS International, which can be requested from The vehicle model is built using Simscape Multibody.
Please read the README.txt file to get started.
See a demonstration of this model in this video (2.5 min):
Learn more about multibody simulation with Simscape Multibody by watching this webinar
Find other Simscape examples by searching posts for the keyword "physical modeling"
Learn more about MathWorks Simscape Products:

Cite As

Steve Miller (2024). Vehicle Model with Delft-Tyre in Simscape Multibody (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2019a
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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Inspired by: Simscape Vehicle Templates, MFeval

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Version Published Release Notes

Updated description.

Fixed link to request Delft Tyre (now Simcenter Tire) software.

Added link to Simscape Vehicle Templates submission (

Added R2019a version.

Added R2018b version.

Added R2018a version.

Added R2017b version.

Added R2017a version and text for citing submission in other works.

Updated license

Added R2016a version.