Automated-manual transmission package

| September 23, 2011

The XE13, a combination of Volvo’s I-Shift automated-manual transmission Volvo engine with modified-software, allows the engine to cruise at 1150 rpm at 65 mph. The XE13 package is rated for up to 80,000 pounds and includes a 425-hp, 1750 lb-ft-torque D13 engine. The Volvo I-Shift overdrive transmission comes with a 0.78:1 ratio, and the package comes with software that facilitates communication between the integrated powertrain components.

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