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Drive system

quattro drivetrain

Not all automatic transmissions are the same, and not all quattro drive systems are the same. In this section, we decipher the different technologies, explain their modes of operation as well as concepts like the Audi valvelift system and ‘rightsizing’.

Eight-speed tiptronic

Active noise cancellation

Active engine mounts

Asynchronous motor

Audi valvelift system (AVS)

B-cycle process

Cylinder on demand

S tronic dual-clutch transmission

Electric all-wheel drive

Electric powered compressor

Power electronics

Manual transmissions

Mild hybrid technology

quattro permanent all-wheel drive

Plug-in hybrid technology

quattro drive system with ultra-technology



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