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  1. (noun) An automotive part that combines the transmission and the differential and is used on vehicles with front-wheel drive.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. The seven-speed rear-mounted transaxle is connected to the engine, as is the fashion these days, by a rigid torque tube containing a carbon fiber drive shaft. - HW Cars: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG WestSide Highway Bound «
  2. Either way, fronting the six is a 2-speed Powerglide transaxle, which is actuated by a delicate dash-mounted lever. - Jalopnik
  3. • Powertrain: Turbocharged and intercooled direct-injected 3.8-liter DOHC 24-valve V6 with variable timing on the inlet side; six-speed dual-clutch automated manual rear transaxle; all-wheel drive with rear mechanical limited-slip differential. - Nissan GT-R: A 'Halo Car' With Devil's Horns
  4. The twist runs through a carbon-composite main shaft to a rear transaxle that integrates transmission, differential and AWD transfer case. - Nissan GT-R: A 'Halo Car' With Devil's Horns
  5. The lay shaft rattles in the dual-clutch rear transaxle. - Nissan GT-R: A 'Halo Car' With Devil's Horns


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