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Torque Converters Explained

HOT ROD logo HOT ROD 7/10/2018 Hot Rod Network Staff
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One of the more complicated systems of a car with an automatic transmission is the torque converter. They are one of those parts where most mechanically minded people know what they do, but may not know how they work. The guys over at Donut Media have put out a video that simplifies how a torque converter functions with the help of the Koenigsegg Regera, an electric hybrid hypercar with no transmission. Though the car's engineering and design are very extreme, its torque converter (hydraulic coupling) is the keystone to its blistering speed. For you visual learners out there this is a great starting point to understand how torque converters work.

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