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Industry Automotive industry
Predecessor Getriebe und Zahnradfabrik Hermann Hagenmeyer AG
Founded Ludwigsburg, Germany (1935), as Getriebe und Zahnradfabrik Hermann Hagenmeyer GmbH & Cie KG[1]
Founder Hermann Hagenmeyer[1]
Headquarters Untergruppenbach, Germany
Number of locations
24, in 11 countries across Europe, North America & Asia[2]
Area served
Key people
Mihir Kotecha, CEO
Tobias Hagenmeyer, President
Products Automobile transmissions
Revenue Increase € 3 billion (2011)[4]
Number of employees
Decrease 12,500 (2011)[4]

Getrag (written by the company as GETRAG) is the world's largest supplier of transmission systems for passenger cars and commercial vehicles. The company was founded on 1 May 1935, in Ludwigsburg, Germany, by Hermann Hagenmeyer;[1] as the Getriebe und Zahnradfabrik Hermann Hagenmeyer GmbH & Cie KG.[1]

Headquartered in Untergruppenbach in Germany, Getrag manufactures and develops passenger car transmission products and solutions for the important automotive markets Europe, Asia and North America with 24 locations and about 12,500 employees worldwide. In 2011, the company had a turnover of three billion Euros.[4]

The company has three joint ventures: Getrag Ford Transmissions[1] headquartered in Cologne with Ford Motor Company,[1] Getrag (Jiangxi) Transmission Co. Ltd. with Jiangling Motors Corporation., Ltd. and Dongfeng Getrag Transmission with Dongfeng Motor Corporation. In addition, Getrag supplies transmissions to a variety of automotive manufacturers, including BMW (Mini), Daimler AG, Ferrari, Mitsubishi, Porsche, Qoros, Renault, Volkswagen Group and Volvo. Competitors include Aisin Seiki Co., BorgWarner, Graziano Trasmissioni and ZF Friedrichshafen.

The portfolio ranges from classical manual transmissions, automated manual transmissions and automatic transmissions based on dual clutch transmission (DCT) technology to various hybridization solutions, range extender systems and purely electric drivetrains.


Longitudinal orientation[edit]

217 — 6-speed
BMW 1-Series, BMW 3-Series, BMW 5-Series, BMW Z4
220 — 5-speed
BMW 1-Series
221 — 5-speed
Jaguar S-Type, Lincoln LS
226 — 6-speed
226 AMT — 6-speed automated manual
232 — 4-speed
1968-1972 BMW 2002
233 — 6-speed
Toyota Supra Twin Turbo
Nissan Skyline GT-R (R34)
235 — 5-speed
1975 Jensen-Healey, 1976 Jensen GT
238 — 6-speed
Dodge Ram, Dodge Dakota
240 — 5-speed
1983 BMW E21, Opel Manta, various other Opels
1984-1991 BMW E30 (318i,318is)
242 — 4-speed
1972-1975 BMW 2002, 1977-1979 BMW E21
245 - 5-speed
1980-1982 BMW E21
247 AMT — 7-speed sequential manual
2005-BMW M5, BMW M6
250 — 5-speed
1992-1999 BMW E36 for engines up to 2.5L
1992-1995 BMW E34 M50
260 — 5-speed
1984-1991 BMW E30 M20
1988-1991 BMW E34 M20 M30
1996-2004 Holden Commodore(VS, VT, VX, VY) for the ECOTEC
2002-2005 Cadillac CTS
265 — 5-speed
Opel Monza
Opel Senator A
1986-1992 BMW M3
1987-1990 BMW 320is[5]
275 — 5-speed
Mercedes 240D, 300GD, 280GE, 280
275 Z — "dogleg" 5-speed
Mercedes-Benz 190e 2.3-16, 2.5-16 (incl. evolution models) (717.404), C124 AMG 3.4 CE, R129 300SL (717.450)
280 — 5-speed
1989-1995 BMW M5 (E34)
290 — 5-speed
1990-1994 Jaguar XJS
1995-1997 Jaguar XJR
1996-1999 Holden Commodore(VS, VT) for the 5 litre V8
420G — 6-speed
1996-2003 BMW E39 M5, BMW E39 540i, BMW M3 (E46)
560G — 6-speed
BMW E31 850i, 850Ci, and 850CSi

Transverse orientation[edit]

252 — 5-speed
MINI One, MINI Cooper
281 — 5-speed
Fiat Stilo, Fiat Croma, Fiat Idea, Lancia Musa
282 — 5-speed
Buick Skyhawk, Chevrolet Cavalier, Chevrolet Beretta, Chevrolet Celebrity, Oldsmobile Achieva, Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais, Pontiac 6000, Pontiac Fiero, Pontiac Sunbird, Pontiac Grand Am
283 — 5-speed
Land Rover Freelander, Rover 75
284 — 5-speed
Chevrolet Lumina, Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, Pontiac Grand Prix, Chrysler TC by Maserati (16v only), Chrysler Seled Mexico (Lotus 16v DOHC head)
285 — 6-speed
Ford Focus ST170/SVT, MINI Cooper S
5 Speed F-series — 5-speed
Chevrolet Vectra, Chevrolet Astra, Chevrolet Cobalt, Chevrolet HHR, Saturn Vue, Saturn Ion, Opel Corsa, Opel Meriva, Opel Combo, Opel Astra, Opel Vectra, Vauxhall Corsa, Vauxhall Meriva, Vauxhall Astra, Vauxhall Vectra, plus various other GM cars
F23 — 5-speed
Chevrolet Vectra, Chevrolet Astra, Chevrolet Cobalt, Chevrolet HHR, Saturn Vue, Saturn Ion, Opel Corsa, Opel Meriva, Opel Combo, Opel Astra, Opel Vectra, Vauxhall Corsa, Vauxhall Meriva, Vauxhall Astra, Vauxhall Vectra
F28/6 — 6-speed (with optional four-wheel drive)
Opel Calibra Turbo, Vauxhall Calibra Turbo, Vauxhall Cavalier Turbo
288 — 5-speed
Chrysler PT Cruiser
431 AMT — 6-speed semi-automatic
Smart Fortwo, Smart roadster
452 — 5-speed
Smart Forfour, Mitsubishi Colt
452 AMT — 6-speed semi-automatic
Smart Forfour, Mitsubishi Colt
453 — 5-speed
Smart Forfour, Mitsubishi Colt
453 AMT — 6-speed semi-automatic
Smart Forfour, Mitsubishi Colt
??? - 6-speed
Noble M12
555 — 5-speed
Dodge Daytona Turbo II, Chrysler GS Turbo II
6DCT470 — 6-speed dual clutch
Mitsubishi Lancer, Mitsubishi Outlander,[6] Peugeot 4007, Citroën C-Crosser
6DCT450 — 6-speed dual clutch (also known as Ford PowerShift transmission)
Dodge Journey, Chrysler Sebring, Dodge Avenger, Volvo C30, Volvo S40/V50, Volvo C70, Volvo V70, Volvo S80, Volvo S60/V60, Ford Focus, Ford C-Max, Ford S-Max, Ford Galaxy, Ford Mondeo, Ford Kuga
6DCT250[7][8] — 6-speed dual dry clutch
Ford Fiesta, Ford Focus, Renault Megane, Renault Scenic


901 — 4 and 5-speed
Porsche 911 (1964-1968)
902 — 4 and 5-speed
Porsche 912 (1965-1969)
923 — 5-speed
Porsche 912E (1976)
016 — 5-speed
Porsche 924 (1977-1980)
G31 — 5-speed
Porsche 924 GTS
G50 — 5-speed
Porsche 911 (1987-1989)
G50 — 5-speed
Porsche 911 (1987-1989) (G50/00-G50/02)
Porsche 911 Turbo (1989 type 930) (G50/50)
Porsche 964 Carrera 2 (1990-1994) (G50/03-04)
Porsche 964 Carrera 2 RS America (1992-1994) (G50/05)
Porsche 964 Carrera 2 RS (1993) (G50/10)
Porsche 964 Turbo (1991-1994 type 965) (G50/52)
G64 — 5-speed
Porsche 964 Carrera 2 (1989-1994) (G64/00-02)
G40/50 — 6-speed
Porsche 968
446 — 6-speed all-wheel drive
Mitsubishi 3000GT VR4, Dodge Stealth R/T Twin Turbo
448 — 6-speed
Porsche 911 Turbo, GT3, and Porsche (GT3) Carrera Cup vehicles
466 — 6-speed
Audi A4, Audi A6, Porsche Boxster, Porsche Cayman, Škoda Superb
466 four-wheel drive — 6-speed
Audi A4, Audi S4, Audi RS4, Audi A6


See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "GETRAG Corporate Group - corporate history". Getrag Corporate Group. Retrieved 3 November 2009. 
  2. ^ "GETRAG Corporate Group - Sites". Getrag Corporate Group. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "GETRAG Corporate Group - Global Presence". Getrag Corporate Group. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c =Getrag Corporate Group "Facts and figures of the GETRAG Corporate Group". Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "FAQ 320is". BMW M Registry. Retrieved 2011-09-23. 
  6. ^ "Varianten des Doppelkupplungsgetriebes". Retrieved 18 October 2012. 
  7. ^ "Start of Production of the Dry Getrag Powershift Transmission 6DCT250". Retrieved 24 April 2010. 
  8. ^ "Getrag Produces 1 Million Dual Clutch Transmissions 6DCT250". Getrag Corporate Group. Retrieved 17 October 2012. 

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