Sequential manual transmission also known as sequential manual gearbox is a type of transmission that is commonly used on motorcycles and high-performance cars for auto racing. Nevertheless it’s not a traditional manual transmission. Here, gears are selected in order and there is not direct access to specific gears. Considering that this is a transmission that is used in motorcycles, that feature doesn’t not come as a surprise.
When it comes to racing cars, the sequential manual transmission brings some important advantages. The animation in the video below explains the basic working principles of this particular transmission. More precisely, the video explains the 5-speed transmission.
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