The standard clutch was of the friction-plate type, in which two circular plates - one attached to the engine crankshaft and ... This problem was removed, at least for the more expensive cars, when General Motors introduced the synchromesh gearbox in 1929. ... In the British a#39;Minia#39;, one of the most successful of all post-war cars, produced in millions from 1959 onwards, shocks were absorbed by the twistinganbsp;...
|Title||:||The triumph of invention|
|Author||:||Trevor Illtyd Williams|