Just this week, the Honda 10-speed transmission was announced in Georgia which will be installed in the brand new 2018 Honda Odyssey to be released this coming spring. What does the feature improve in the fixed model?
Initially, the Honda 10-speed transmission considered as the world's first incorporation of the feature which will be fitted into the front-wheel drive vehicles. Although the 2018 Honda Odyssey was already revealed to the public earlier than the transmission, the incorporation of such would make Honda and Acura brands an advantage on the latest tech features, reported Motor Trend.
The project cost the automaker around $150 million in production costs for the feature to be created, establishing two manufacturing plants in the USA alone. In fact, the creation of which paved the way for other automobile brands to incorporate the 10-speed transmission to their models such as the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 and the 2018 Ford Mustang which will be available for purchase next year.
In other news, Reuters reported that the company would continue to produce $49 million worth of investments in the Honda Transmission Manufacturing of America Inc. in Russels Point, Ohio to establish improved equipment for the feature. Moreover, the production capacity of incoming 2018 Honda Odyssey will likewise increase with the added investments. Moreover, according to a spokesperson for the company, other vehicles that will have the 10-speed automatic feature will be announced simultaneously in the coming months.
According to Motor Authority, the feature is usually paired with a four-cylinder and V-6 transverse-mounted engines. Other than the 2018 Honda Odyssey, it is found in models made by Fiat Chrysler and Jaguar Land Rover vehicles as well. However, the shortcoming is a car with too many gears cold creates confusion for the user.
Since the launch of the 2018 Honda Odyssey model, the Honda 10-speed automatic also showcased its international debut. Do you think that having the feature will improve the user's driving experience? For the moment, the company is currently working on a Honda 11-Speed transmission which will be incorporated into the latest Honda Civic model.