Dual Clutch

2013 Dodge Dart

2013 Dodge Dart Rallye DDCT: Quick Drive Of Dual-Clutch Automatic

The 2013 Dodge Dart is one of the most eagerly anticipated models of the new model year—not just because it’s the first model to be developed under pooled Fiat and Chrysler engineering resources, but because it represents a return to form for Dodge compact cars. That said, the Dart is... read more

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Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4

Lamborghini Killing Manual Transmissions, But Who Cares?

The demise of the manual transmission has been greatly exaggerated for years now, and continues to be, even as carmakers like Porsche tack on a seventh gear and Nissan sells... read more July 8, 2011 by

2012 Volkswagen Beetle

2012 Volkswagen Beetle Priced From $19,765

The 2012 Volkswagen Beetle was undoubtedly one of the stars of the recent 2011 New York Auto Show but interested buyers will have to anxiously wait several more months as the... read more June 7, 2011 by

2012 Audi A6 all-LED headlights

7 High Tech Options, The Cheapest Cars You'll Find Them In

One of the benefits of the rapid pace of technological advancement is that economies of scale are achieved relatively easily. Sounds boring, but this means that the... read more May 27, 2011 by

Audi R8 with possible dual clutch transmission spy shots

Audi R8 With New Dual Clutch Transmission Spy Shots

Since the unveiling of the Audi R8 back in late 2006 the iconic supercar has undergone few major changes apart from the introduction of a V-10 model in addition to the... read more May 13, 2011 by

2012 Volkswagen Beetle

2012 Volkswagen Beetle: New, Retro, Tech-Laden

The Volkswagen New Beetle has had a good life - launched in 1998, it's carried on for the past thirteen years virtually unchanged. Okay, so that's not quite as impressive as... read more April 18, 2011 by

Fiat six-speed dual clutch transmission

Fiat Group Dual Clutch Transmission Set For U.S. Market Deployment

While its bigger models will benefit from fuel saving eight-speed automatic transmissions, Chrysler’s smaller car portfolio will get a range of more advanced dual... read more December 21, 2010 by

Bentley gearknob

Bentley To Adopt Audi S tronic Dual Clutch Transmission

We already know that Bentley and Audi will share a newly developed 4.0-liter V-8 engine that will debut towards the end of the year in the recently facelifted 2011 Bentley... read more October 12, 2010 by

Audi TT RS

7-Speed Dual Clutch S tronic Gearbox Added To Audi TT RS Range

The hottest of Audi's TT lineup will be making its way to the U.S. late next year and fans who prefer the convenience and fuel efficiency benefits of a dual clutch... read more October 5, 2010 by

2011 Mercedes-Benz SL Class 2-door Roadster 6.0L AMG Grille

Report: Mercedes-Benz Working On Nine-Speed Automatic

Yes, you read that title correctly. According to latest reports coming out of the UK Mercedes-Benz is looking to one-up the competition with the release of a nine-speed... read more July 19, 2010 by

Ford PowerShift dual clutch transmission

Ford Starts Production Of PowerShift Dual Clutch Transmission, Debuts In New Fiesta

In the never-ending pursuit of efficiency, performance and smooth power delivery, the next step forward for many automakers is the adoption of the dual clutch transmission... read more March 28, 2010 by

Ford Scorpion 6.7-liter V-8 Turbodiesel

Ford Unveiling Nine New Engines And Six Transmissions In Detroit

Ford will be introducing nine new or upgraded engines and six new transmissions in North America over the course of the year, the latest phase of a five-year effort to... read more January 10, 2010 by

Fiat 1.4-Liter Four-Cylnder Engine

Chrysler Releases Specs On Fiat Four-Cylinder, New Pentastar V-6

Chrysler is revamping its powertrain lineup with technology the automaker claims will help contribute to an overall fuel-efficiency improvement of more than 25% during the... read more January 7, 2010 by

Lotus dual-clutch transmission patent

Lotus Files Patent For Lightweight Dual-Clutch Transmission

Lotus has filed a new patent application for a lightweight dual-clutch transmission design, suggesting that the British sports car manufacturer is planning to offer the... read more January 7, 2010 by

Honda dual-clutch gearbox

Honda Develops Dual-Clutch Gearbox, But There’s A Catch

There’s no denying that dual-clutch gearboxes are the way of the future for most automakers, with everything from hypercars like the Bugatti Veyron to fuel-efficient... read more September 8, 2009 by

Audi S tronic dual-clutch gearbox

Audi And VW Promise To Fix Faulty Dual-Clutch Transmissions

Audi, together with Volkswagen, has promised to fix a faulty with its S tronic (Volkswagen DSG) dual-clutch transmission. In a release, the companies reported that some... read more September 1, 2009 by


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