- GM-Ford 6-speed automatic transmission
General Motors and
Ford Motor Companyteamed up in 2002 to create a new automatic transmissiondesign. The companies jointly committed to investing US$720 million in their manufacturing plants to support the new tranmission. It is a compact transaxledesigned for transverse engineapplications in cars and light trucks.
Each company will name and manufacture the transmission separately:
* Ford will build the 6F at their
Van Dyke Transmission Plantin Sterling Heights, Michiganand in the future at Sharonville Transmissionin Sharonville, Ohio
* GM builds the 6T70 and 6T75 at
Warren Transmissionin Warren, Michiganwith production starting in July, 2006 [cite web|url=http://autoweek.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060823/FREE/60821020/1024/LATESTNEWS|title=GM Powertrain Plans|work= AutoWeek|accessdate=August 23|accessyear=2006]
Ford claims the 6F is designed to handle 300 hp (224 kW) and 280 ft·lbf (380 N·m), while General Motors rates their 6T70 to Convert|315|hp|kW|0|abbr=on and auto ftlbf|280 and the 6T75 to Convert|315|hp|kW|0|abbr=on and auto ftlbf|300.
The first application of the technology is the 2007
Ford Edgeand Lincoln MKX crossover SUVs as well as the Saturn Aurasedan and Saturn Outlookcrossover. It was also used for the Pontiac G6GTP models, and the GMC Acadiamodels for 2007..Gear ratios:
Chevrolet Malibu"LTZ (LY7 V6 Option)"
Ford Taurus X
List of Ford transmissions
List of GM transmissions
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