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CVT is used by the latest high performance vehicles due to the smooth driving experience it provides. In this video we will explore the inner workings of Continuously variable transmission including that of a Reverse gear.

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    • ShadowYeeter
      ShadowYeeter

      Didnt know that existed tough i was about invent something good..

      about 4 days ago
    • Jullian Matthews
      Jullian Matthews

      Cvt transmission is the WORST thing that ever happen to the motor vehicle industry. The regular AT transmission is 1000 times more reliable.

      about 5 days ago
    • Anil Rastogi
      Anil Rastogi

      Please make a video on ATM Transmission please

      about 5 days ago
    • Wekoi Gama
      Wekoi Gama

      Why do cvt suck?

      about 11 days ago
    • MAN_ON_WHEELZ
      MAN_ON_WHEELZ

      Wow! As someone who went to automotive school and learned all about the traditional automotive transmission before this was a thing. I learned a lot in this video. In fact, this style transmission seems to be a lot simpler to understand once taken apart than a traditional transmission. Now, I just need a comprehensive explanation of how the Koenigsegg drivetrain works... without a transmission.

      about 12 days ago
    • Willass Maximus
      Willass Maximus

      Because of this channel and Thomas Schwenke. I just learned how the Automatic Transmission, and the CVT both work. Along with how they shift so seamlessly.

      about 14 days ago
    • T38 Talon
      T38 Talon

      Nice video but quit putting new frick'n ads while it's still running... take the 5 seconds at the end for your stuff... ie. is there a #4 at 4:29 for disadvantages?

      about 14 days ago
    • cq33xx
      cq33xx

      jonk

      about 17 days ago
    • Soumya Sahu
      Soumya Sahu

      So why are CVT vehicles less efficient?

      about 18 days ago
    • Land Shass
      Land Shass

      Does it mean I can drive long distances on Reverse?

      about 20 days ago
    • Blue Roots Denver TV
      Blue Roots Denver TV In reply to Land Shass

      yes

      about 17 days ago
    • Jason Lee
      Jason Lee

      I feel the friction will kill the belt fast...

      about 21 day ago
    • Francisco Curiel
      Francisco Curiel

      Customers are dicks about there transmission don't want to do it then later complain that there transmission is act ing up

      about 21 day ago
    • Tosh.29
      Tosh.29

      It's anything but a smooth ride once the cvt transmission starts having issues and for the Nissan Altima it's horrible. Will never buy another car with a cvt trans!

      about 21 day ago
    • Daniel Pettis
      Daniel Pettis

      i dont get it ..lol

      about 23 days ago
    • Misael Ramos
      Misael Ramos

      Boooooo FWD BMW

      about 25 days ago
    • the commenter
      the commenter

      This would be cool in a bicycle

      about 25 days ago
    • Taskinrecords
      Taskinrecords

      Great video! Thank you too!

      about 1 month ago
    • Gengkis Khan
      Gengkis Khan

      So it feels smooth and seamless when you're driving it at first but it's high wear and is expensive to replace. That sounds like a modern car to me.

      Leave the automatic transmission the way it is. Whoever thought this up was trying to fix something that isn't broken.

      about 1 month ago
    • I C
      I C

      I would take a wet DCT ( Wet dual clutch transmission) anyday instead of CVT. I hope they become mainstream in the future.

      about 1 month ago
    • Jasper Flores
      Jasper Flores

      Who invented cvt?

      about 1 month ago
    • Pablo Hernandez
      Pablo Hernandez

      I think CVT still needs a little more engineering. My cars feel as if the clutch is slipping all of the time. Sometimes I get on the highway and the rev is at 5k and the car is not increasing or decreasing speed. I have to let the gas pedal off a little bit for the pulleys to extend into a higher ratio so that the rpms can decrease. Its annoying in all CVTs. Maybe they can make CVTs smarter and adjust the pulleys based on engine rpms. or use car sensors to detect driving conditions and adjust the transmission like so. I think the hardware works great, but it needs a little bit of software manipulation to make it work excellent.

      about 1 month ago
    • Shamur Stewart
      Shamur Stewart In reply to Pablo Hernandez

      Well that’s the purpose of innovation. CVTs can and will constantly be improved on.

      about 1 month ago
    • gir489
      gir489

      Why doesn't the car just stay at 5-6K RPM and then manipulate the CVT? I don't understand why the engine derevs down to 2-3K RPM. Wouldn't it be better to keep it at higher RPMs where the engine makes the most HP?

      about 1 month ago
    • Davey
      Davey

      These transmissions go out so often. I’ve fried two Nissans cvt

      about 1 month ago
    • claptoned0
      claptoned0 In reply to Davey

      On NISSAN yes. But not on TOYOTA CVTs that are reliable.

      about 1 month ago
    • Stargell Blackstar
      Stargell Blackstar

      so it's just a fancy snowmobile flywheel, clutch and belt?

      about 1 month ago
    • ared18t
      ared18t

      If cvt is more fuel efficient thats all ai care about.

      about 1 month ago
    • Alessandro Celoria
      Alessandro Celoria In reply to ared18t

      It is, except in light traffic (proceeding slowly but steadily) where with a CVT you are locked with the preset rpm treshold the manufacturer specified for the car (usually 2000-2500 for benzine) and with a manual you can go as low as 1000/1500 by using the right gear. But yeah in general CVT is more economic in terms of fuel

      about 1 month ago
    • Mus M
      Mus M

      Thanks so much for such an educational videos.. Greeting from Algeria

      about 1 month ago
    • Juan Carlos Barragan
      Juan Carlos Barragan

      This is the real miracle of YouTube. Learning this kind of things in such a cool way.

      about 1 month ago
    • No Name
      No Name

      now just see what happens with the arrangement when the right side cone of the input is moved to the right
      *moves to the left*

      about 1 month ago
    • Rayid Av
      Rayid Av

      So you mean to say whatever speed is achieved while going forward can be achieved in reverse also ?

      about 1 month ago
    • Rico
      Rico

      CVT bmw? lmao

      about 1 month ago