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Re: Are 6 speeds necessary ?
Posted by Dean (more from Dean) on Tue, 28 Feb 2017 09:07:54
In Reply to: Re: Are 6 speeds necessary ?, Justin VanAbrahams, Wed, 22 Feb 2017 20:51:25
Transmission progress has been amazing with computer management. The F10 BMW 535d 3 liter diesels have wide torque bands, so chasing the peaks is not an issue. What I really love is doing 85mph [true, not indicate] at ~ 1700 RPM, very quiet and smooth. 8 speed transmission to manage 413 ft.lb torque and [available]all wheel drive to connect the torque to the road.
Computer management of transmission can be done wrong. I have seen KIAs that have fast throttle response when starting off in 1st gear. It seems to be set up to create a sensation of responsive power. It is very difficult to modulate and I think that it would be a horror show on icy/snowy/slushy roads.
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Posts in this Thread:
- Are 6 speeds necessary ?, Cannonball, Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:31:49
- Re: Are 6 speeds necessary ? I hope so., andym, Wed, 8 Mar 2017 16:51:06
- Re: Are 6 speeds necessary ?, IndySaaber, Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:09:56
- How many gears does one need?, Noel , Sun, 26 Feb 2017 07:23:31
- Re: Are 6 speeds necessary ?, cheaptech , Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:49:04
- Re: Are 6 speeds necessary ?, AdamD, Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:47:20
- Re: Are 6 speeds necessary ?, JMJinNC, Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:00:39
- Re: Are 6 speeds necessary ?, Snowmobile , Thu, 23 Feb 2017 06:53:33
- Re: Are 6 speeds necessary ?, GFW3pedals , Thu, 23 Feb 2017 06:33:47
- Re: Are 6 speeds necessary ?, Justin VanAbrahams, Wed, 22 Feb 2017 20:51:25
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