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      09-23-2007, 01:35 PM   #7

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Originally Posted by Hans Delbruck View Post
good questions... and what does this....

...mean for the driving experience? Slower response to shifts the system did *not* expect? i.e. the system expects upshift but you downshift.. resulting in a less-than-instant downshift? curious... I have no experience with a gearbox like this....

DCT is really fast because it already *expects* your next gear and makes it ready for you before you shift. This will allow response as fast as 8 millisecond to shift (Enzo's tranny shifts in 150 millisecond, just so you can compare)

BUT if you do something different, like slow down instead of pushing gas or something it it will take up to half a second to re-select a new gear.

there used to be a wiki but i cant find it anymore