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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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    • Mars Mars
      Mars Mars

      Why using 2 planetary sets instead of one set?

      about 14 hours ago
    • khan Auto workshop
      khan Auto workshop


      about 16 hours ago
    • GoodISnipr

      Lists things on screen, covers them over so they can't be read and doesn't narrate them at 4:25.

      about 4 days ago
    • GoodISnipr

      I hate the term "infinite" concerning how many gear ratios.
      If the lowest ratio is 50:1 and the highest is 1:50, then that excludes >1,000,000:1 to 51:1 and 1:51 to 1:1,000,000< so it cannot be infinite.

      Call it an analog shift in that it can do 10:1 and 9.9999:1 rather than jumping from 10:1 to 5:1.

      about 4 days ago
    • zeus lim
      zeus lim

      So there's a new i4 fwd z4 that uses a cvt.

      about 5 days ago
    • MacTechG4

      CVT may be technically competent and extremely efficient (as long as it's not the JATCO garbage in Nissan/Subaru), but they are completely soulless and no fun at all, just like a sludgebox/torque converter automatic.

      the only *fun* transmissions are the clutched manual (standard manual transmission) and the DCT/DSG "automated manual", they are marginally less fun than a true manual, but far *MORE* fun than a sludgebox/DSG

      about 5 days ago
    • Jusab Sangar
      Jusab Sangar

      CVT is better than the DCT transmission in terms of maitainance cost ?

      about 5 days ago
    • JM Browning
      JM Browning

      it is only till you have driven a cvt to know why they are drive like . truly bloody awful POS but just cheap to make

      about 6 days ago
    • Aryo konigs
      Aryo konigs

      And so we need very best quality rubber to make it happen.

      about 9 days ago
    • Lukeamania

      I've never driven a CVT with paddle shifters but I've seen that cars have them now. I'm wondering what they do if the transmission continuously varies anyway?

      about 10 days ago
    • Bradley Radziewicz
      Bradley Radziewicz In reply to Lukeamania

      I have a 2012 Subaru legacy that has the pedal shifters. How it works, is the computer in the car has programmed gear ratios set to each gear, which allows for the feeling of shifting gears.

      about 5 days ago
    • Kaafir Mushrik Sultan
      Kaafir Mushrik Sultan

      Fuck You Americans. Our beloved Prophet Muhammad Sallallallara Lallallallara Lallallallallaa had already mentioned CVT in holy Quran and you fucking people stolen this knowledge from it. Our Allah Subhanawatala had mentioned all this in Quran but hang on...................... Either Allah or Muhammad Sallallah did not say that one day Americans will steal this from Quran............... How come this is possible given the fact that Allah knows everything. Past , present and Future...... this means......,


      about 11 days ago
    • 우승진

      So too expensive !!!!!!!!

      about 15 days ago
    • PowerfulVeganHands

      Cvt = boring

      about 15 days ago
    • RD5500

      So a cvt car technically can go backwards as fast as it goes forwards, right?

      about 16 days ago
    • gutadin5

      is CVT reliable ? most of the Honda's and toyota's are equipped with CVT transmissions now.

      about 17 days ago
    • jeric cordero
      jeric cordero In reply to gutadin5

      Ask scotty kilmer

      about 2 days ago
    • Ceceng Kurnia
      Ceceng Kurnia

      Can a cvt mechanism put into gearbox set? , and if can,,, what cars use that kind of transmission, thanks

      about 19 days ago
    • Mick Carson
      Mick Carson

      And what does the acronym CVT mean? Anyway, this design has a fast wear rate very similar to engine timing belts or earlier engine s fan, alternator and air conditioner belts , so the replacement of this belt is earlier due to short life and is expensive. It seems we are going backwards and costly. Is that a cheaper solution? I don't think so.

      That pulley design has been around for years, perhaps earlier than 1965. I used to work in Marchants, a soft drink factory, in summer school holidays and the machinery had conveyor belts or tracks powered by electric motors with a special widening/narrowing pulley attached directly to a motor shaft and was used to increase the belts speeds so that bottles could be made to go faster from one machine and another in a synchronised flow. Nothing new here.

      Though in those days these kind of pulleys were adjusted to go with one steady flow and torque, this design in the video will be subjected to a lot of torque to roll a car forward, it is likely to fail or seize under heavy acceleration or slip and burn the belt out and in no time costly replacement will be on the way.

      about 19 days ago
    • The Lumberjackass
      The Lumberjackass

      I was going to buy a Subaru BRZ and only this transmission is available.
      So no, no cvt for me. Manual transmission only please 👍

      about 20 days ago
    • zeppelin67637

      Great, they took the shitty variable speed off an old Gleaner combine and stuck it in a car. 💩🤮

      about 21 day ago
    • mike vonkleist
      mike vonkleist

      Interesting about not being able to handle too much torque. l can see why. Still, a pretty cool concept.

      about 21 day ago
    • The One
      The One


      about 21 day ago
    • Logan Plank
      Logan Plank

      How the fuck is steel made into a belt?!?!

      about 22 days ago
    • Gmon750

      Put aside the fact that when the "belt" - notorious for being unreliable - when it fails will jettison dozens of metal plates and shred the entire transmission.

      Good in concept, really bad in reality.

      about 23 days ago
    • kapoorrob

      CVT is JUNK. Just replaced my transmission on a 2014 Pathfinder I bought new!! Mechanic told me he sees Nissans all the time and has a 2016 Altima AWD in his shop also.

      Never again will I get a CVT!

      about 24 days ago
    • A. Beaverhausen
      A. Beaverhausen In reply to kapoorrob

      Same, but with a Sentra. There are class action lawsuits against Nissan related to the CVT's in various models. Look into that if you haven't already.

      about 22 days ago
    • Barbara D
      Barbara D In reply to kapoorrob

      They should recall ALL cvts! So sorry for you😔!

      about 24 days ago
    • Daniel B
      Daniel B

      Until the belt breaks and it also has zero towing capacity thanks

      about 24 days ago
    • Daniel B
      Daniel B In reply to Daniel B

      @MiB Agent T that's the idea behind a good car .....if you gotta do things like not tow or make extra carefull it has fresh oil or it blows you bought a shitbox .......bullet proof cars like the toyota Camry is a good car because thebtranny is good ,the engine is good , dosnt need babying .....if ypu bought a car without these qualities you bought junk

      about 19 days ago
    • Daniel B
      Daniel B In reply to Daniel B

      @MiB Agent T it's not even good for driving because there are so many would have been better if it was a rubber belt that you could pop open a cover and replace without the metal vertebra ones blowing shrapnel...........snowmobiles have rubber belts and they tow like a bastard ......the other problem is that the doiche bag sales men tell people oh no it's all fixed up no problems ,then there flooding the used car market with these shity transmission, then that screws over people like me or say some person that is looking for a cheap used car and takes a beating they cant afford because of the time bomb that is the cvt transmision ....

      about 19 days ago
    • Robo Jimbo
      Robo Jimbo

      So thats why they suck so much. Its an industrial torque averter

      about 26 days ago
    • Kurniyadi Muttaqin
      Kurniyadi Muttaqin

      Does helicopter has CVT system? Can you explain it why ?

      about 26 days ago
    • Nicholas Orr
      Nicholas Orr

      CVT= Crappy oVer Thought transmissions.

      about 26 days ago
    • James Piroli
      James Piroli

      Every time I rent one I like them even less. JUNK

      about 26 days ago
    • Gray Beard
      Gray Beard

      GM has been making this since the mid 1950s.
      Look up the early Dynaflow that they put in their Buicks.
      Garbage then and still garbage now..

      about 28 days ago