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propeller shaft

n
(Mechanical Engineering) the shaft that transmits power from the gearbox to the differential gear in a motor vehicle or from the engine to the propeller in a ship or aircraft
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The company was awarded the prop-shaft business for the Sprinter's all-wheel-drive offerings in North America and Europe and rear-wheel-drive offerings in North America and Argentina.
"When they were released, it was like kicking a prop-shaft away."
The conventional 4x4 prop-shaft has been dropped, the electric motors can run independently delivering a town-friendly front wheel-drive experience or combined to allow for off-roading or safer touring.
"Then, at about 3am, were we fourth and catching third place when the gearbox broke - the prop-shaft snapped, it was just one of those things.
It also gets the GT-R six-speed transaxle and four-wheel-drive system a using a modified GT-R driveline and prop-shaft. The Juke is almost 500kg lighter than the GT-R so expect amazing performance, the GT-R can crack 0-62mph in just three seconds.
With its engines built by Rolls Royce in Derby and the prop-shaft converters built by Converteam in Rugby, the heart of this ship has been built in the heart of England." Coun Rashid added: "The city's link with HMS Daring means a great deal to me as Lord Mayor.