A direct-shift gearbox (DSG, German: Direktschaltgetriebe is an electronically-controlled, dual-clutch, multiple-shaft, automatic gearbox, in either a transaxle or traditional transmission layout (depending on engine/drive configuration), with the automated clutch operation, and with fully-automatic or semi-manual gear selection.
Following the success of the six-speed S-Tronic on the Volkswagen Golf, Polo, Passat, Jetta and Audi A3 and TT models, as well as on Skoda Superb, Yeti and various other models, a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, combined with the Quattro powertrain, was made available for the first time in a longitudinal configuration in:
Audi TT, A1, A3, S3, A4 (B8), A4 (B9), S4 (B8), S5 (B8), A5, A6, S6 (C7), A7, A8 (D4), Q2, Q3, Q5, R8 facelift.
Porsche Mcan and Macan S.
Škoda Fabia, Kodiaq, Octavia, Rapid (2012), Superb (MK2 & MK3) and Yeti.
Volkswagen Passenger Cars: Vento, Polo, Golf, GTI, GTD, GTE, TDI, R32, R, Jetta (TDI and GLI), Eos, New Beetle, Passat, Scirocco, Tiguan
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles: Caddy and Transporter (T5 & T6)
Bugatti Veyron and Lamborghini Huracan
They're also known as DQ200, DQ200e, DQ250, DQ380, DQ381, DQ400, DQ500, DQ511, DL382, DL501 and DL800
The first dual-clutch transmissions were derived from Porsche in-house development for the Porsche 962 in the 1980s. In simple terms, a DSG automates two separate "manual" gearboxes (and clutches) contained within one housing and working as one unit. It was designed by BorgWarner and is licensed to the Volkswagen Group.
Melbourne Euro is your DSG specialist partner to repair and rebuild your DSG. Our strengths are Accurate Diagnostics and Professional Excellence.
Whilst most local mechanics would usually request you to buy a new DSG transmission that costs a fortune. You want your gearbox issue to be accurately diagnosed.
Most car repair services don’t entirely understand how DSG transmission works, and are therefore ask you to get another one. We have focus 70% of our effort on diagnosing the actual problem, and 30% on remedy only to replace or repair faulty parts.