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Q) My wife and I love the DSG gearbox fitted to our Skoda Octavia for its quick, smooth changes and good fuel economy. Does any manufacturer outside the VW Group offer this type of gearbox?
By using two different clutches a DSG transmission can achieve faster shifting times compared to a conventional automatic transmission and eliminates the need of a torque converter. Audi uses for the same DSG gearboxes, the name S-tronic. In 2009 Audi introduced their.
A) The DSG (Direct-Shift Gearbox) is a semi-automatic gearbox available on a number of VW Group cars, including Audi, Seat, Skoda and Volkswagen.
Dual-clutch transmissions offer near-instantaneous gearchanges and theyre also more fuel efficient than conventional automatic gearboxes because less energy is wasted transferring the engines power to the wheels.
- In terms of durability, the DSG GTI has proved to be remarkably reliable. With all stock components, only a GTI DSG tune is needed to sharpen the shifting response and increase the power holding of an otherwise-stock DSG transmission. Services are more involved since it.
- The DSG transmission shift behavior adapts to variables like internal wear, D or S mode, and other input factors like throttle position and rate of change, uphill or downhill, and applies these variables over an existing shift map. Learning is the wrong term since it means new knowledge that wasn't there before- the transmission cannot learn.
- It concerns the transmission of chemical substances emitted by a composting plant. The question is whether a technological renewal changes the environmental impacts. 'CSD,i is the concentration change for pulse i due to subgrid diffusion, and is defined as = SG( C old-C Cioldd), where DSG = A('t)(D (Dx/'x ' 2+D +Dy/'y ' 2).
The DSG was the first dual-clutch transmission (where one clutch controls the odd gears and the other the even ones for super-fast changes) in the UK when it was fitted to the Audi TT from 2003. However, many newer VW Group models use a seven-speed version, rather than the six-speed system fitted to early cars.
Plenty of other manufacturers have since developed DSG-style gearboxes, with their own names and acronyms, and fitted them to specific models. These include:
BMW (DCT) 3 Series Coup, M3, Z4
Citroen (DCS) C-Crosser
Ford (Powershift) C-Max, Focus, Galaxy, S-Max
Mitsubishi (SST) Evo X
Peugeot (DCS) 4007
Porsche (PDK) 911, Boxster, Cayman, Panamera
Volvo (Powershift) C30, S40, V50
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Soon, Alfa Romeo will launch a twin-clutch gearbox called TCT in the Mito, and Mercedes-Benz will offer the SLS with its Speedshift box.