1997-02-24

ZF 5-Speed Transmissions for Passenger Cars 970689

With the introduction of the 5HP24 in early 1996, ZF has completed their product line for 5-speed transmissions. This transmission was especially developed for 8 cylinder engines and has achieved important improvements in fuel consumption, performance, comfort and reliability. This report shows, that 5-speed automatic transmissions result in a reduced fuel consumption, even in countries with speed limits. For example the 5HP24 incorporates the latest developments such as:
  • converter wirth controlled slip clutch (CSC)
  • measures to allow engine speed between 600 and 7200 rpm
  • modern closed loop control shifting strategy
  • performance improved Transmission Control Unit (TCU)

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