Thread: ('11-'14) explain imprezas AWD?
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Old 12-26-2012, 08:46 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by Commander Keen View Post
There is not. It is possible to combine a differential with an MPT clutch, just like the 5MT combines a differential with a viscous coupling, but this is not what the CVT has. It has only a clutch pack.
And the clutch pack is the differential. It allows the front and rear axles to rotate at different rates or compress the packs and come to 50:50. It may not be a mechanical gear but it is a differential. You're playing semantics. If it didn't have a differential you wouldn't have AWD (unless you had two axle motors or hub motors)
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