6 speed DCT not enough - MG6 gets 7 speed DCT

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    6 speed DCT not enough - MG6 gets 7 speed DCT

    Post by Windy on Fri Sep 19, 2014 1:45 am


    SAIC will be put into seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox MG6 / 550 will be equipped with



    AT, dual-clutch gearbox is currently restricting further development of its own brand of great obstacles, to buy foreign firms are often everywhere gearbox controlled by others in terms of production capacity, price and so on, so BYD Own brands and other private enterprises are vigorously pushing DCT gearbox completely independent research and development, and SAIC, the joint General Motors will also be put into a TST 7-speed dual-clutch gear, but we are more concerned about whether in this partnership SAIC completely mastered the core technology and the dominant discourse.

    Currently, we get the latest news, SAIC will be put into a new seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox, the gearbox will be used for SAIC and GM's vehicle models body. In addition, MG6 is expected to become the first model equipped with the gearbox.

    Back in April of this year, SAIC and General Motors released the results of bilateral cooperation - the new SGE series of direct injection engines. At the same time, push the set called "CUBE-TECH" new powertrain, including MGE series, SGE series cylinder direct injection engine, TST 6-speed dual-clutch gearbox, TST 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox and a new generation engine start-stop system. And the SAIC to be put into the seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox is TST 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox, which can withstand a maximum torque of 250N · m.

    Finally, in addition MG6 will be equipped with TST 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox addition, future Roewe 550 will also be followed. In addition, Cruze, AngKela, Regal are also expected to carry TST 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox.

    Source: http://auto.qq.com/a/20140919/021015.htm
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    Re: 6 speed DCT not enough - MG6 gets 7 speed DCT

    Post by Windy on Fri Sep 19, 2014 1:48 am

    I wonder if the reason for the change is that this 7 speed DCT fits with the new engines and the old 6 speed doesn't?

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