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Transmissions features

Lotus Evora front

The new Lotus Evora 400

The new Lotus Evora 400 is the latest supercar from Lotus, combining performance with the famous Lotus handling. It is faster and dynamically more capable than the previous Lotus Evora leading to better agility and a more involving drive. Maximum speed is 186 mph (300 km/h) and acceleration 0-60 mph is 4.1 seconds (0-100 km/h in 4.2 …

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Mercedes-Benz automatic transmission 9G-TRONIC

The 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission by Mercedes

The first nine-speed automatic transmission with torque converter, the 9G-TRONIC for premium vehicles, is now celebrating its debut: the E 350 BlueTEC will be equipped with this power transmission. The drive element of a classic automatic transmission is the hydrodynamic torque converter. In the new 9G-TRONIC, the engineers have improved the hydraulic circuit in the torque …

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Cross-sectional view of the 9HP

The ZF 9HP automatic transmission at a glance

ZF is the first transmission manufacturer worldwide to develop a modern passenger car automatic transmission with 9 gears. It has been designed for vehicles with transverse engines and front or four-wheel drive and can thus be installed in 75 percent of all cars produced worldwide. This means that the transmission not only replaces the current …

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Nissan CVT

The continuously variable transmission (CVT)

The variable diameter pulley CVT A CVT transmission consists of a driving shaft and a driven shaft, each of which has a pulley splined onto it. Each pulley comprises two conical sheaves that face each other. A metallic pushbelt runs in the V-groove between the two conical sheaves of each pulley. The pushbelt (See glossary) …

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7G-DCT transmission

Mercedes 4MATIC for compact model range

The most innovative components of the 4MATIC include the power take-off to the rear axle which is integrated in the 7G-DCT automated dual clutch transmission and the rear-axle gear with integrated, electrohydraulically controlled multi-disc clutch. This set-up enables fully variable distribution of the drive torque between front and rear axle. Additional benefits of this design …

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