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Old 09-07-2012, 09:06 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by AugustBlade View Post
Really!? The salesperson kept telling me how the new transmission was a DCT...so, it's just a standard manual transmission?
The manual transmission is a standard single clutch MTX-75 built in Germany. This has a single clutch pedal and can be driven in a manner consistent with a plain manual transmission.

The "automatic" transmission is a dual clutch automated manual transmission where the car's transmission control computer controls the shifting and the clutching, but maintains the direct connected feel to the driveline of a manual transmission rather than a sloppy fluid coupling/ torque converter to get in the way.
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