Category Archives: BMW M2C/M3/M4 DCT Transmission Cooler, 2015-2020

Coming in Clutch – DCT Cooler R&D – Concept to Completion

It’s strange the path that automotive technology takes sometimes. Typically, it’s a trickle-down effect. Top-tier race vehicles and techno-packed supercars are first in line for the latest and greatest gadgets. In the case of the dual-clutch transmission, it was a VW Golf (well, technically an R32) that was responsible for the trickle-up of the modern DCT into sports cars, like your F8X M3 or M4. Even with a non-conventional path to the M3, the Getrag paired with the S55 still needs to regulate temperature to operate to its true potential.

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