Top 10 speeds for all! At least 8 models of General Motors and Ford will set up this automatic gearbox for 2018

you May not know it, but General Motors has released in their new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 a new automatic transmission 10 relations. This gearbox was developed by General Motors and Ford, and is the same unit that can be found in the bowels of the Ford F-150 Raptor. According to the latest plans announced by Automotive News, this new automatic gearbox will be mounted at least 8 new models during the next two years. What makes special to this case, in addition to its gigantic number of developments?

The Ford F-150 Raptor and Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 will be the first vehicles to mount this box changes 10 relationships.

Is a box torque converter, not dual clutch or sequential. This is why it is so surprising how quick are your gear changes. In the video posted by Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 on circuit, it almost seems a case of double clutch. Is positioned as a clear competitor for the fantastic ZF eight relations, whose gear shift delay is only 100 milliseconds in their modes more sports. This gearbox is manufactured in Michigan, in a plant that GM and Ford have invested 343 million dollars.

chevrolet-camaro-zl1-2017-1were Not going to limit this development to only the Ford F-150 Raptor, and the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, vehicles both niche which will be sold just a few thousand units per year. This gearbox is suitable for vehicles with front engine longitudinal, as well as a high power and torque – remember the 640 HP and over 860 Nm of torque to the Camaro ZL1. According to General Motors has informed, will be mounted on SUVs like the Chevrolet Tahoe and its siblings Chevrolet Suburban/GMC Yukon/GMC Yukon XL – as well as some pick-ups.

These pick-ups will be the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra, in its versions equipped with engines 5.3 V8. In the case of Ford, it is more than possible that this gearbox finished in any pick-up, or even in the huge Lincoln Navigator, although there is no official confirmation of his presence in more vehicles manufactured by Ford. Ford and General Motors have also developed a gearbox nine relations for vehicles of front-engine transverse, but has not yet been presented in society.

ford-f-150-raptor-supercrew-2016-2Source: Automotive News
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