Push Button Transmission

Historically, push-button transmissions were popular features in American cars during the 1950s and 1960s.  A push button transmission is a type of transmission that can be operated via the press of a button. Instead of using a traditional shift lever, push button transmissions allow drivers to change gears using a series of buttons located on the center console or dashboard,

 1958 Edsel push button transmission


 There are a few cars on the market that have push button transmission. The most notable is the Tesla Model S. This car has a touch screen interface that allows the driver to select gears with the tap of a finger. The Chrysler 300 also offers this feature as an option.

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