The Dart Story: Dual Dry Clutch Transmission

 

On the 2013 Dodge Dart SXT, Rallye, and Limited models equipped with a 1.4L MultiAir engine, there’s a new and innovative type of transmission available that many Americans have never sampled before:  the Dual Dry Clutch Transmission, or DDCT for short.

 

The concept behind the DDCT is to provide the convenience and pure driving ease of a fully automatic transmission with the performance and fuel efficiency of a manual gearbox. You don’t have to compromise to get the best of both worlds — it’s…

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The Dart Story: Dual Dry Clutch Transmission

The Dart Story: MultiAir

 

When the 2013 Dodge Dart arrives in the showrooms this summer, two of its three available engines will feature an important new technology never before offered in an American production car. It’s called MultiAir®.

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The Dart Story: MultiAir

The Dart Story: Design

 

The all-new 2013 Dodge Dart with its athletic, sculpted, and aesthetically agile appearance is far more than just a work of art. After all, hundreds of hours of painstaking wind tunnel testing and development went into its carefully chiseled profile to create a world-class aerodynamic vehicle.  The Dart design team bursts with pride as they describe the savvy, modern, unmistakable Dodge design that evokes emotion, efficiency and fluidity of movement design that delivers world-class aerodynamics. They even invented their own word for the look: “aero-dramatic.”

 

“When designing…

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The Dart Story: Design