MAGUID at MAIN.DJJ.STATE.SC.US
Fri Dec 13 13:21:28 EST 2002
and just when I was begenning to wonder if VW was ever going to come up and answer to BMW's SMG gear box, this thing looks great! and I bet its not much heavier than a conventional tranny. now all i have to do is wait untill the technonogy filters down to a car I can afford!
>>> "Tigran Varosyan" <tigran at tigran.com> 12/13/02 01:03PM >>>
Look cool, but I bet it is heavy as sin...
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Has anyone else seen the article on VWVortex about the new VAG
controlled manual tranmission? No manually operated clutch, but two (!)
electronically operated clutches, basically it's two gear boxes combined to
a six speed.
Read the article here:
Granted, you are not rowing the gears yourself, but in my opinion, this is a
great transmission. All the strength and better fuel mileage than a manual
trans, and yet the conveinence of an automatic on those days you are stuck
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