automatic transmission

(redirected from Automatic gearbox)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

automatic transmission

(Automotive Engineering) a transmission system in a motor vehicle, usually incorporating a fluid clutch, in which the gears change automatically

automat′ic transmis′sion

an automotive transmission requiring either very little or no manual shifting of gears.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.automatic transmission - a transmission that automatically changes the gears according to the speed of the carautomatic transmission - a transmission that automatically changes the gears according to the speed of the car
transmission system, transmission - the gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle
References in periodicals archive ?
0-litre Boosterjet turbo with optional six-speed automatic gearbox.
Linked to an eight-speed automatic gearbox it provides smooth, seamless motoring although for me this new petrol engine often sounded harsher through the gears than I would have expected from Jaguar.
Paddles behind the steering wheel allow you to change manually and, by doing that and changing up quicker than the automatic gearbox, that harshness disappears, so for a lot of my time with the car I did just that.
0i Prestige Price: PS35,235 Mechanical: 200ps, 1,997cc, 4cyl petrol engine driving rear wheels via 8-speed automatic gearbox Max speed: 146mph 0-62mph: 7.
An automatic gearbox is also available on D3 versions.
0-litre TDCi Powershift set up delivering 178bhp delivered through an exceptionally smooth six-speed automatic gearbox and costing PS35,345.
Auto Business News-June 7, 2017--Toyota likely to equip new Supra with automatic gearbox
The car is still available with an automatic gearbox, which will no doubt be the favourite choice.
After much wait, Mahindra has finally lifted the lid over the automatic version of its popular SUV XUV500, which will feature a brand new 6-speed automatic gearbox - produced by Japanese component manufacturer Aisin Seiki.
6ltr CVT X-Tronic automatic gearbox and the 2ltr CVT X-Tronic automatic gearbox.
0-litre 420 Gran Coupe came with the optional sports suspension at PS515 and eight-speed automatic gearbox (PS1,690), complete with paddles behind the steering wheel for manual gearchanges.
This upmarket German saloon is available with a wide range of engines both diesel and petrol, with a choice of either a manual or automatic gearbox.

Full browser ?