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New 308 has robotised manual gearbox

Peugeot Ireland has just launched a new version of the 308 range, which features the introduction of its robotised manual gearbox. In essence, we have a car with only two pedals, accelerator and brake, just like the traditional automatic transmission

31st January, 2009

New 308 has robotised manual gearbox

Peugeot Ireland has just launched a new version of the 308 range, which features the introduction of its robotised manual gearbox. In essence, we have a car with only two pedals, accelerator and brake, just like the traditional automatic transmission. However, while the old auto box used a fuel wasting torque converter, this new system uses hydraulics and electronics to change gear in a six-speed manual gearbox.

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