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The engine is coupled with a six-speed dual clutch gearbox and electro-mechanical Haldex multi-plate clutch four wheel drive system.
6 litres Transmission: five gears, wet, multi-plate clutch, chain final drive Frame: tubular steel cradle Seat height: 795mm Weight: 248kg wet
The xDrive operates via a multi-plate clutch system which supplies 60% of the torque to the rear wheels in normal use with drive distributed automatically to the front or rear wheels as required depending on the weather and road conditions.
Using large multi-plate clutch discs actuated by gear-separating forces, the Posi-Torq design provides a 45-percent locking capacity, resulting in up to 72-percent torque transfer to the high-traction wheel.
The 4x4 version uses a four wheel drive system operated by a Haldex electronically controlled multi-plate clutch that incorporates sensors to determine the amount of drive needed for the rear wheels.
A hi-tech multi-plate clutch marries the power from a transverse engine to the 4WD system and if any slip is detected at any of the axles, power is redistributed in less than a quarter of a wheel revolution for maximum traction.
As with the Coupe and Cabriolet versions of the Carrera 4 and 4S, power is transmitted to the pavement by a standard all-wheel drive system featuring a viscous, multi-plate clutch.
0-litre V6 biturbo engine delivering 340 bhp and also has an active all-wheel drive with an electronically controlled, map-controlled multi-plate clutch.
0-litre, four-cylinder direct injection petrol engine that delivers 296bhp, coupled with a standard six-speed manual gearbox and Haldex-style multi-plate clutch four-wheel-drive system and an optional six-speed dual-clutch automatic S-tronic gearbox.
ft @ 7,500rpm Economy: 47mpg Fuel capacity: 20 litres Transmission: six gears, wet multi-plate clutch, chain final drive Chassis: tubular steel trellis Seat height: 850mm Weight: 234kg wet
The xDrive operates via a multi-plate clutch system which supplies 60 per cent of the torque to the rear wheels in normal use with drive distributed automatically to the front or rear wheels as required depending on the weather and road conditions.
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