The German company continues to work on mechanical transmissions, despite the great popularity of “automatic”. It is reported that the new box will reduce fuel consumption, reduce oil, and reduce the amount of harmful substances.
The press service of Volkswagen announced the willingness of the new “mechanics”. The novelty is known as the index MQ281, and she is able to digest in the range of 200 – 340 Nm of torque. Thus, the novelty is able to replace “mechanics” on most models with the transmission MQ250 and MQ350.
For the first time, it will be possible to experience the new Volkswagen Passat. Further MQ281 will be used on all cars concern VAG Groupe.
Among the main features of the new mechanism of lubrication, which contributes to a more efficient allocation of oil and reduces its amount in the transmission up to 1.5 liters. New the transmission housing meets the modern requirements for sound insulation and makes vibration in the car less visible than before.
Will be produced by the company SEAT Components at plants in Barcelona (Spain) and Cordoba (Argentina). Annual capacity will be around 450,000 units.