Gear Shift

Manual Gearbox Thwarts Car Thieves In Massachusetts; Suspects Flee

If you're going to steal a car, don't be stupid. Not that we recommend stealing cars, naturally. But it might be a good idea to make sure you know how to drive the the car you're planning to steal. That's the lesson presumably learned on Tuesday night by three men, one of them said to be carrying a... read more

January 16, 2014 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

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

2012 Porsche Cayman test-mule spy shots

Spy shots: Next-generation Porsche Cayman test-mule

Porsche’s facelifted Cayman and Boxster range has been on sale for several months now but engineers are already working on the next-generation of the platform, which is... read more June 18, 2009 by

ZF 8-speed automatic

BMW will focus on eight-speed automatic transmissions

BMW will soon be offering a new eight-speed automatic transmission developed by ZF that is set to appear first in the 7-series flagship saloon. The new transmission is said... read more February 2, 2009 by

Blitz GT-R with manual gearbox and RWD

Blitz unveils rear-wheel-drive GT-R with manual gearbox

The highlight of this weekend’s Tokyo Auto Salon will undoubtedly be Nissan’s brand new SpecV GT-R, but as expected Japan’s big name tuners have not stood... read more January 9, 2009 by

PPG's upgraded first gear set

Australian firm working on beefed-up Nissan GT-R gearbox

Rumors, reports and even the odd video of its slick dual-clutch AWD gearbox grenading itself into oblivion have plagued the Nissan GT-R since shortly after its release into... read more December 29, 2008 by


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