2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500: First Drive Review

© Ford Motor Company© Ford Motor Company
7-Speed DCT
The 7-speed DCT is really impressive on track, only once needing a manual shift on the cool-down lap to drop engine speed because the DCT was still holding the lower gear. In automatic mode on hot laps, the DCT downshifted under braking, held the gear through corners and upshifted instantaneously without power interruption. Although some will express nostalgic regret for the demise of the manual transmission, the Tremec DCT is better and improves performance — similar to today’s top race cars. Not once during our drive was the transmission revving out where it was not supposed to be.

<Slide 13/25>
%d bloggers like this: