Porsche Gearbox

What sets the 2009 Porsche 911 apart from its predecessors is that it features a PDK gearbox that “can shift 60-percent faster than the Tiptronic system, and reportedly helps the 911 S lap the Nurburgring eight seconds faster than the six-speed variant.” Continue reading to see the Porsche gearbox in-action.

Porsche has released a video explaining more about how the PDK works, showing off the dual wet clutches that are simultaneously connected to two gears so that when gear is engaged the next gear has been selected, essentially providing instantaneous shifts.

[via Autoblog]

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