Front-Transverse Transmissions From Mercedes-Benz


While introducing the new Mercedes-Benz B-Class, new transmissions were also developed. With the 7G-DCT seven-speed dual clutch transmission and SG6-310 six-speed manual transmission, the key objectives of low CO2 emissions, maximum variability and short design were fulfilled. In comparison to other transmissions on the market, the 7G-DCT uses an oil-cooled multi-plate clutch instead of the dry dual clutch in order to deal with the required torque capacity of 350 Nm. The 7G-DCT replaces the CVT Autotronic.

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