If you thought 8-speed transmissions were confusing, then how about 9?
World-renowned German transmissions manufacturer, ZF, recently announced that they’re producing a 9-speed gearbox for front-wheel-drive cars. Benefits of the new unit are better performance and fuel economy figures. Gear changes will also be quicker and smoother. Now I don’t know about you, but I already didn’t like my experiences with 8-speed transmissions – especially when competitively driving – because it’s always confusing to figure out what gear you’re engaged in. What the hell is going to happen with 9 gears?Explore posts in the same categories: Automotive, Technology comment below, or link to this permanent URL from your own site.