Tag: indicator

By on July 22, 2013

TTAC Commentator jco writes:

Sajeev,

I have a quick but also possibly interesting question: in new VWs with DSG, the LCD info on the dash will tell you exactly what gear number you are in. Obviously with this particular transmission it’s necessary to do this. but why can’t other cars with conventional transmissions, either automatic or manual, have this small but useful feature? have other cars featured this?

Given the sudden multiplication of available gears in upcoming transmissions which have been a hot topic on TTAC recently, maybe it should be mandatory in a future sedan with an 8 speed transmission.

Also, FYI, my phone autocorrected your name to Sanjeev.

(Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • bunkie: Especially if they are a Maple Leafs fan…
  • Panther Platform: As a near 60 year old who drove Malaise Era vehicles such as an 81 Mercury Cougar, a 78 Mercury...
  • Sjalabais: Prime example of power abuse and how the internet does good quickly. Nice!
  • W210Driver: Hi Corey, Yes I believe so. The big transversely-mounted V8 barely fits into the small engine bay. In...
  • Hydromatic: It lasted this long, so no worries about it lasting a little longer.

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Staff

  • Contributors

  • Matthew Guy, Canada
  • Ronnie Schreiber, United States
  • Bozi Tatarevic, United States
  • Chris Tonn, United States
  • Corey Lewis, United States
  • Mark Baruth, United States
  • Moderators

  • Adam Tonge, United States
  • Corey Lewis, United States