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Mito and Giulietta to get twin-clutch auto gearbox from later this year

Alfa Romeo will introduce a new twin-clutch TCT auto gearbox on the Mito late this year and the Giulietta in spring 2011.

The six-speed design, developed in-house by Fiat, employs dry clutches and has a torque capacity of 188lb ft, just enough to cope with the Giulietta Cloverleaf's 177lb ft 1.7 turbo on overboost.

Initially it will only be fitted to the 135bhp 1.4 Mito and the 170bhp 1.4 petrol and 2.0 diesel Giuliettas.

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coolboy 6 July 2010

Re: Alfa's new twin-clutch 'box

... and what about looking at about DCT transmissions?

some may learn something!

BigApple 5 July 2010

Re: Alfa's new twin-clutch 'box

coolboy wrote:

DCT are patented by Borg-Warner/Volkswagen

Surely its only the DSG monica thats patented and maybe some of the engineering? Otherwise it would be like patenting the 6 speed manual?

beachland2 5 July 2010

Re: Alfa's new twin-clutch 'box

i have reason to believe 90% of autocar staff are at goodwood, and they have the cleaners back at the office to manage the magazine.