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

Inside Travis Pastrana’s 600hp Dodge Dart

 

Here’s a look behind the scenes at the construction of the race-prepped Dodge Dart that Travis Pastrana will run in the Global Rallycross Championship series in 2012. Due to the extreme nature of the sport, a lot of preparation goes into these vehicles.  The all-new Dodge Dart received a number of purpose-built upgrades to produce an extremely fast and safe rallycross car.

 

Modifications include a comprehensive roll cage, race tuned suspension system and Kevlar impregnated carbon fiber skid plates, allowing the Dart to…

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Inside Travis Pastrana’s 600hp Dodge Dart