Rumour: Honda to incorporate Nine Speed Automatic Transmission

It has been rumoured that Honda is exploring the possibility of working with German transmission manufacturer ZF fora nine-speed automatic transmission.

The 9-Speed Automatic Transmission is name 9HP, and is the world first 9-Speed Automatic Transmission for Passenger Car. This is to provide the next generation transmission of having more performance and also fuel-efficiency. It said that the 9HP will be suitable for vechicle with front engine having front wheel or all-wheel drive.

We believe that it will probably be in the mid-size sedan and above for Honda and Acura since Honda has its own CVT technology for the lower range of its lineup. Although Honda had not confirm but it seems to be great technology for Honda future line.

Source: AutoGuide

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