27 Feb '13, 1pm

ZF Develops 9-Speed Auto Transmission For Improved Efficiency: You probably started driving in a car with thr...

ZF Develops 9-Speed Auto Transmission For Improved Efficiency: You probably started driving in a car with thr...

In the case of a vehicle like the LR2, that means a lower ratio first gear than the existing six-speed, enhancing the car's towing and off-road abilities. At the same time, a higher top gear reduces engine revolutions at higher speeds, improving economy and reducing noise. A skip-shift function allows the gearbox to downshift quickly for rapid acceleration.

Full article: http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1082580_zf-develops-9...

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