Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013)
Tesla Model X 75D (2016)
Volkswagen Sharan S 1.4 TSI (2014)
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Peugeot 208 Allure (2014)
A dual-clutch transmission (DCT) is an automated manual transmission that allows the driver to control gear-shifts themselves or to let the computer decide. Upshifts are extremely fast, resulting in smooth acceleration, and due to the uninterrupted power flow it also has the benefit of increasing fuel efficiency.
Four-wheel drive is a system where torque is distributed to all four wheels of the vehicle. It is beneficial in some circumstances such as providing increased traction in tricky weather conditions, but is most suited to off-road driving.
A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.
This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014)