Constant velocity in a Datsun Go

Constant velocity in a Datsun Go

CVTs have a bad reputation, especially amongst motoring journalists. But, surprisingly enough, the mix of a “gearless” gearbox and the Datsun’s little 1,2-litre 3-cylinder motor made for no-hassle motoring over December and January in Johannesburg. I must admit that I wasn’t really looking forward to spending a month with a CVT version of the Datsun […]

Datsun’s slicked-up Go with CVT gearbox

JOHANNESBURG – According to the team at Datsun SA, the new CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) versions of the Datsun GO and GO+ have it all – from smoother gear changes, less noise and fewer emissions to all-round better driving.Why CVT instead of traditional torque converter automatic? They say CVT, thanks to its infinitely variable nature […]
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