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Allpar's review of new 8 speed transmission

Allpar was able to drive the Charger Blacktop with the new 8 speed transmission. It sounds like it is a great transmission.

One thing to note is that with the 8 speed, you also get steering wheel mounted paddle shifters......just one more thing not unique to the SRT line now

http://www.allpar.com/reviews/2012/c...-blacktop.html
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Re: Allpar's review of new 8 speed transmission

Anyone know if it has rev matched down shifts, unlike the SRT's.
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Re: Allpar's review of new 8 speed transmission

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One thing to note is that with the 8 speed, you also get steering wheel mounted paddle shifters......just one more thing not unique to the SRT line now

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Re: Allpar's review of new 8 speed transmission

Damn, for some reason I thought it was a dual clutch auto/manual but it's just another slushbox.......
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Damn, for some reason I thought it was a dual clutch auto/manual but it's just another slushbox.......
same But does seem like a solid unit. Just hope performance/mileage gains will be significant :/
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