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#9971 of 10047 DSG with no auto mode
Aug 08, 2013 (10:51 am)
I would agree that is exactly what this would be, and GONE would be the ability to feather the clutch, to finesse the engagement of the gears to get the timing just so, much of the stuff that makes having a clutch fun and useful.
Plus it sounds scary to me when they say they expect it to improve fuel economy by 5 to 10%. To me that smacks of "the e-clutch will do some of your thinking for you in order to maximize your fuel economy".
I don't want my clutch thinking for me. If I had my druthers they would go back to the old chain connection to the clutch plate that preceded the hydraulic systems in use today.
#9972 of 10047 Re: DSG with no auto mode [nippononly]
Aug 08, 2013 (12:50 pm)
I agree that much of the "feel" of the clutch was lost when hydraulic systems came on the scene. It is so easy to feel exactly where the engagement point is on my old Chevy pickup, and use that to maximum advantage. It took a long time for me to get used to a Subaru clutch pedal, which has about zero feel to it. For the longest time, it was just nothing.... nothing.... BAM-engaged! I had to adopt a drive-it-like-you-stole it mentality in order to consistently not stall from a stop.
I'm not sure if this is the case with the transmission cited earlier, but it seems that there is likely not a mechanical connection between the shifter and the gearbox, either. So, the transmission may only shifts after driver input, but the driver clearly isn't the one shifting the car. Still a manual, but an entirely different interpretation.
#9973 of 10047 Re: DSG with no auto mode [xwesx]
Aug 08, 2013 (12:53 pm)
I think is still has normal mechanical gear change. Nothing in their indicated otherwise. sounds more like the clutch will just automaticlaly disengage, but the trans stays in gear.
#9974 of 10047 Re: Some Would Say. . . [cdnpinhead]
Aug 13, 2013 (2:32 am)
yaaa..3 pedal means manual bt automativ transmission is best.no need of shifting any gear just to put over the foot on race else break ...
#9975 of 10047 Re: Some Would Say. . . [jackjone]
Aug 13, 2013 (4:00 pm)
I'm not sure what your native language is, but what you wrote is hard for me to understand.
Perhaps that was the objective.
#9976 of 10047 Re: Some Would Say. . . [cdnpinhead]
Aug 23, 2013 (2:27 am)
the dude defines manual transmission correctly but prefers an automatic .
#9977 of 10047 Re: Some Would Say. . . [elias]
Aug 23, 2013 (2:36 am)
Thank you. Thank you very much.
Oct 04, 2013 (12:05 pm)
Or something like that.
"Hyundai has dropped the standard five-speed manual transmission in the base Tucson. All versions of the 2014 Tucson get the six-speed automatic transmission. Hyundai has also added an optional all-wheel-drive model to the base 2014 Tucson trim level. The 2014 Hyundai Tucson is on sale now."
2014 Hyundai Tucson Gets Price Increase, Drops Five-Speed Manual Transmission