Automatic Transmission Tradenames

Automatic Transmission Tradenames

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 32. Chapters: Turbo-Hydramatic, TorqueFlite, Ultramatic, Teletouch, Manumatic, Turboglide, GM Roto Hydramatic transmission, Dynaflow, Variomatic, 7G-Tronic, Powerglide, Multitronic, Corvair Powerglide, Borg-Warner 35 transmission, Cruise-O-Matic, INVECS, Super Turbine 300, PowerFlite, Hondamatic, Easytronic, Automatic Drive, Ford Durashift, Shiftronic, Honda H4A transmission, Honda H4 transmission, Geartronic, Honda H5 transmission, Honda G4 transmission, RE5R01A. Excerpt: Turbo-Hydramatic is the registered tradename of a family of automatic transmissions developed and produced by General Motors. These transmissions mate a three-element torque converter to a Simpson planetary geartrain, providing three forward speeds plus reverse. The Turbo-Hydramatic (THM) series was developed to replace both the original Hydra-Matic models and the Buick Dynaflow. In its original incarnation as the Turbo-Hydramatic 400, it was first used in the 1964 model year in Cadillacs. The Buick version, which followed shortly thereafter, was known as the Super-Turbine 400. By 1973, THM units had replaced all of GM's other automatic transmissions including Chevrolet's Powerglide, Buick's Super Turbine 300, and Oldsmobile's Jetaway. Starting in the early 1980s, the Turbo-Hydramatic was gradually supplanted by four-speed automatics, some of which continue to use the qHydramaticq trade name. Although the Turbo-Hydramatic name alludes to the Hydramatic developed by General Motors' Cadillac division in the late 1930s, the two transmissions were not mechanically related. Turbo-Hydramatic 400 TransmissionThe THM400 can be visually identified by an oil pan shaped similarly to the state of Texas. It was first introduced under the name qSuper Turbine 400q for the 1964 model year in Cadillacs and Buicks. The following year, application expanded to Oldsmobile and Ponti...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

Title:Automatic Transmission Tradenames
Author:Books LLC
Publisher:Books LLC, Wiki Series - 2010-05


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