My first try

 From:  Ray
848.3 In reply to 848.2 
Looks very similar to the object displayed here ....

http://www.maxon.net/pages/images/customerstories/design/vernissage_03/bruns_ohlins.jpg

Definitely looks like a shock-absorber. It also might show how the Kerkythea renderer comes close to a professional product like Cinema 4D.

Greetings,

Ray.