Colin Wood
Colin Wood Associate Editor
9/16/20 12:23 p.m.

The continuously variable transmission has become increasingly popular with a number of today's car manufacturers, but the CVT is not a recent development.

In fact, one of the first known examples of a CVT transmission is Dutch car maker DAF's "Variomatic" transmission from the late '50s. Although simple by today's standards, watching one function is still pretty entertaining.

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