Hyundai’s 8-Speed Transmissions Designed to Yield Maximum Efficiency, Increased Performance

It’s impressive to think about automotive technologies that will undoubtedly go unnoticed by most drivers, yet improve industry standards as a whole.  Hyundai‘s innovative 8-speed automatic transmissions were developed in-house and are stringently manufactured by the automaker ensure maximum reliability and comparability.  In addition, efficiency studies performed during research and development reveal significant increases in fuel economy with eight forward gears versus six, which is what’s typically used by other luxury and non-luxury makes alike.

Hyundai‘s innovative design incorporates the use of over 130 new transmission technologies.  The transmission uses four independent internal clutches for smooth operation when shifting between gears, and is mated to the engine via a single clutch mechanism, versus a dual clutch system.

Hyundai‘s 8-speed automatic is optional on the 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe and standard on the Genesis and Equus luxury sedans. To experience the latest in driving technology for the most luxurious driving experience, visit Mungenast Hyundai at 649 Dunn Rd in Hazelwood, MO, 63042.

Source: Hyundai

 

 

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