7-speed automatic transmission from Mercedes-Benz
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The world’s first 7-speed automatic transmission, the W7A700 from Mercedes-Benz, is called 7G-Tronic. In September 2003, the Mercedes Car Group set another milestone in the field of transmissions by introducing the fifth generation of automatic transmissions developed and manufactured in-house since 1960. The new automatic transmission features in the S, SL, CL and E-Classes with V8 gasoline engines. Deduced from the demands of the requirement specifications, the 5-speed automatic transmission was decisively improved; the result is a clear increase in spontaneity, agility, fuel economy, and driving comfort. And because of the harmony between the vehicle and its powertrain, excellent results in the areas of performance, reduced emissions, comfort, and acoustics are obtained.
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Das neue Siebengang-Automatikgetriebe von Mercedes-Benz
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