2nd October 2019


What is 8 speed dual clutch?

A dual-clutch transmission (DCT) (sometimes referred to as a twin-clutch transmission or double-clutch transmission) is a type of automatic transmission or automated automotive transmission. It uses two separate clutches for odd and even gear sets.

Keeping this in view, how does a double clutch transmission work?

Essentially, a DCT is an automated manual transmission which uses two separate clutches, one of each odd and even gear sets. They can also work just like an automatic transmission, shifting gears on their own, or can be manually controlled, via paddle shifters or a separate gate on the gear selector.

What cars come with dual clutch?

10 Cars with Dual Clutch Transmissions
  • Porsche 911 Carrera.
  • Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S.
  • Audi TT-S.
  • BMW M4.
  • Nissan GT-R.
  • Volkswagen Golf R.
  • Acura NSX.
  • Alfa Romeo 4C.
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