Bentley Continental GT May Get Dual Clutch Gearbox

Bentley Continental GT May Get Dual Clutch Gearbox
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Bentley‘s new V8 powered variant of the Continental GT may get an Audi derived dual clutch gearbox. Engineers are apparently looking into solutions that will allow the Conti’s unibody structure to accept the Audi S-tronic transmission, which is sized differently than the ZF automatic used in the W12 car. While the V8 model is expected… Continue Reading...

Volkswagen Recalling 16,000 2009 GTIs Over Faulty DSG Gearbox

Volkswagen Recalling 16,000 2009 GTIs Over Faulty DSG Gearbox
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Volkswagen is recalling 16,000 GTI hatchbacks built between September 2008 and August 2009 over a faulty sensor in the gearbox. The sensor could cause the transmission to think that the oil temperature is too high, causing an abrupt shift into neutral. Obviously, this sort of error could cause a crash, and Volkswagen is looking to… Continue Reading...

Hyundai Debuts Direct Injection I4, V6 And 8-Speed Automatic

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Hyundai Debuts Direct Injection I4, V6 And 8-Speed Automatic
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Hyundai‘s new Accent was the star of the companies exhibit at this year’s Beijing Auto Show, but the debut of two new engines and a new automatic transmission will have broader implications for the rest of the company’s lineup. In addition to the 2.4L GDI four-cylinder in the Sonata (pictured above), two new gasoline direct-injection… Continue Reading...