Honda Patents Automatic Gearbox With Three Clutches And 11 Gears

Posted: Aug 27 2016, 3:57pm CDT | by , in Cars & Vehicles


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Honda Patents Automatic Gearbox With Three Clutches and 11 Gears
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  • A new Honda Patent Shows Three Clutches and 11 Gears in a new Model

The Patent has been filed however we don’t know if this plan will go in production or not.

It looks like Honda loves to dream big for the future cars. The company knows no boundaries when it comes to transmission technology. Like the way they want to achieve big in offering the highest transmission facilities in its cars to.

The automaker recently filed a new patent. There were a few things that made this patent a lot more than an ordinary one. The new patent that is filed by Honda has an exquisite transmission plan. The new patent revealed that Honda has filed for a triple clutch and 11-speed automatic transmission.

Honda has submitted this patent to the Japan Patent system. According to this patent Honda is claiming that the third clutch will make sure that the loss of torque is decreased when the gear is shift while a car is being driven.

The triple clutch on the other hand is supposed to make the speed shift easily when the gear is changed along with that it is supposed to make the speed change response easier than others.

Autocar made a follow up on the patent and it was confirmed that this patent was filed. However when it was asked if we will be seeing this patent in reality some time in future.

Honda told that they do not have any plan to approve the triple clutch option for production.
Currently duel clutch transmissions are being used in Acura TLX and NSX Supercar. Variable transmissions are also being used in vehicles like that of 2016 Honda Civic.

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