"Varoom! Varoom!" Without your transmission, that's about all your car would do while you sit idle in your driveway. Your transmission is made up of the parts within your vehicle that help connect the engine to the wheels. It allows for your engine and wheels to move safely under torque and with variable speeds. In short, that number you love to read about with sporty new cars, the 0-60 m.p.h. - well, thank your transmission for speeding up the process.
Just over ten years ago, nearly half the cars on the market were available in both manual and automatic transmission; now, that number is around 20%. And for those manual lovers, you only account for about 3% of the drivers out on the road. To understand your transmission, how it works and that it even exists is something of specialists now. If you can answer questions such as, "what connects the gears to the drive shaft?" or what a "CVT" or "clutch pedal" is, it means you are among the elites when it comes to transmission knowledge.
So, let's rev up your transmission knowledge and get your wheels in motion. The questions on this quiz will get your gears moving you from 0-60 in three seconds flat.
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