S tronic

  • 2014 Audi R8 first drive

    The 2014 Audi R8 lineup is significantly improved—with the German brand's mid-engine flagship sports car getting various updates to appearance, performance, and features. And that's before considering what might be the most substantial change—a new seven-speed S tronic transmission that can shorten the V10 model's 0-60 mph time by 0.3 seconds. It's not surprising that prices edge up a bit for the lineup. The base R8 V8 Coupe, in manual form, starts at $116,150, including the $1,250 destination fee; R8 V10 Coupes start at $152,450. Meanwhile R8 Spyder models start at $129,650 for...

  • 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 original V-8, as well as a drop-top Spyder, which comes with either engine. That doesn’t mean the car is without its...

  • 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 Continental GT and eventually appear in some performance models from Audi. But what we didn’t know is that the S tronic...

  • 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 transmission can rest assure their needs will be catered to. Audi has announced today that the TT RS range, which includes both a Coupe...

  • Audi S tronic dual-clutch gearbox
    Audi And VW Promise To Fix Faulty Dual-Clutch Transmissions

    About 10,300 Audis and 43,000 Volkswagens from the 2007-2009 model years are affected.

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