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Video: Here’s Why the ZF 8HP Gearbox Might Be the Best in the Business

Interesting, Videos | May 2nd, 2019 by Gabriel Nica

For quite some time now BMW has been relying rather heavily on one particular part for the entirety of the model line-up – The brilliant …

Imminent Death To Manuals: Who’s To Blame?

Interesting | September 5th, 2015 by Vanja Kljaic

It has been reported several times over the past few years that manuals are dead. Yet, the manuals are still alive and kicking, running everything …

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The Spun Bearing Reprised: ZF Double Clutch Transmission, BMW i, Toyota sportscar

Interesting, Others | June 24th, 2015 by Hugo Becker

ZF Double Clutch Automatic According to a source, BMW appears to be testing a new transmission option for one of its cars. We’ve talked about …

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How many gears is enough

Interesting, Others | May 22nd, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

The days of manual gearboxes being the performance oriented choice are gone. Manuals are still great fun to drive, and should be available for as …

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Revised ZF 8-Speed Automatic will debut in BMW 520d

News | August 21st, 2014 by Horatiu Boeriu

Since 2009, the eight-speed automatic ZF transmission ensured that BMW customers experienced the smoothest and lowest fuel consumption transmission on the market. Now a facelift …

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BMWBLOG Analysis: 2012 BMW M5 Transmission Choices

Featured Posts, Interesting | February 17th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Well what’s all this brouhaha over the next M5’s transmission choices. A little logic may help in understanding what the possibilities will be. Let’s start with what …

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2011 NAIAS: ZF launches 9-speed transmission

Auto Shows | January 13th, 2011 by Horatiu Boeriu

At the 2011 Detroit Auto Show, ZF announced their latest and greatest transmission, a 9-speed automatic gearbox. The 9-speed concept was introduced for the first …

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