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Top Gear - Doppelkupplungsgetriebe

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Excerpt of the news from Top Gear episode 1, season 14, presenting the new Porsche Boxster Spyder 2010. Hammond at his best.
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Maggou (1 day ago)
Dear Mr. May, You said:" Ja, natürlich Hans ist nass". However, it should be: Ja, natürlich ist Hans nass". Kind regards, A German.
screeny30 (5 days ago)
yeah... but "double clutch gearbox" is way more easier :D which translates into "Doppel Kupplungs Getriebe"
Nate Dole (9 days ago)
If you are trying to make a lightweight car, that name isn't it. The badge alone will be a whole kilogram.
Rob Elliott (10 days ago)
Well it is German compound word and they are English. English has a heavy Germanic base so it should be decently easy to figure out in some way. If you break it down using basic English thinking as to what the words are it is likely: Doppel Kupplungs Getriebe or Doppel Kupp Lungs Getriebe I'm guessing the first. Doppel is Twin or Double. Kupplungs I would guess is Coupling Getriebe I'm not sure about. But I'm assuming in the context it is gear box. so a Twin Coupling Gear Box I would guess. Now put into context you can make some changes. Coupling is likely Clutch as it is in a compound word about a gear box. As such in English it is a Twin Clutch Gearbox or a Twin Clutch Transmission. Which I bet if I looked up the word is very close to what it is. German can be often translated into English with a little context
ღKatyღ (12 days ago)
Which one is longer? - Doppelkupplungsgetriebe - Doubleclutchtransmission
Prokid Sam (14 days ago)
Who else tried pronouncing it?
Jinty7109 fan (14 days ago)
Jezza doesn't understand that some people want to drive their Porsche,not let it collect dust
/k/ryopinacle (15 days ago)
Geschwindigkeitsbegrenzung
JakeGaming324 (16 days ago)
DOPPEL KUPPLUNGS GETRIEBEEEEEEEEEEE
Kate L (17 days ago)
James always kill it 😂😂😂
HardRanger (19 days ago)
Ich bin deutsch und spreche es auch fließend aber das was er gesagt hat habe ich nicht verstanden, im englischen schon. Im speak german fluent but i coundnt understand him but when he said it in english i coud.
Meatloaf (28 days ago)
It's the Dual clutch transmission you usually get on automatic transmissions
Xx_progam3r_xX , (30 days ago)
It means double clutch
Iben Kusumawardhana (1 month ago)
its a double clutch gearbox
Alex 69 (1 month ago)
This is probably one of the best comment sections of all time
Michael Martin (1 month ago)
I've been calling things "the wrong X" for years and I'd almost forgotten where I got it from.
Sumair Bawa (1 month ago)
"THAT'S A LONG WORD"
msck64 (1 month ago)
Double clutch
SOR_Lakitu (1 month ago)
May you idiot, Naturally =/= Natürlich. Natürlich = of course
Vaas Montenegro (1 month ago)
Bob it is then...
Panamatic (1 month ago)
Double clutch gearbox
Yea Boiii (1 month ago)
Such a good delivery of the name, he could have just said the name and got a laugh but he said it so that every letter got a laugh from the crowd
J Gavin (1 month ago)
I can pronounce it once you know German it's easy
HESSEL538 (2 months ago)
*E*
Yürüyen Ansiklopedi (2 months ago)
well, in this case that car has a lot of GESCHWINDIGKEIT!
John (3 months ago)
Dopel coup lungs ge treebah! It means double clutch
Jay Hennigan (4 months ago)
Jeep Frank Cherokee
Jay Hennigan (4 months ago)
Jeep
Peter (4 months ago)
Play it on 0,5 speed, trust me
tim priddy (4 months ago)
Falco rollerskates in front of the police.........
Das Wunder (4 months ago)
yeah we germans are really special xDD :D
Marex Kai (4 months ago)
It means double clutch gearbox, you knob.
netweed09 (4 months ago)
Oh, and ''Double-clutch transmission'' is not a mouthful now is it? premium karaoke stuff that,,, -,-
netweed09 (4 months ago)
And then james tested it out and found out about Life
netweed09 (4 months ago)
It's heaven watching these poor peasants staring at the screen with greatness written on it; and not having a flying clue about life =DDD
SamWeis (5 months ago)
Doubleclutchgearbox? Wäre das die Übersetzung dazu?
Demon Dappz #11 (5 months ago)
why am I watching this
JakeTV (5 months ago)
And my Spanish version of his German is "Si, es tres fantastico y yo soy una manzana." Meaning "Yes, it's fantasic and I am an Apple."
Steve Joean (5 months ago)
It means Dual Clutch transmission
Michael Hummel (5 months ago)
Doppelkupplungsgetriebeentwicklungsbauplandruckermaschinennachfülltintenpatronengehäuse TRANSLATION: the casing of the refill ink cartridge for the printer which is used to print the engineering plans for the Doppelkupplungsgetriebe
Only (6 months ago)
Side note: You won't find this word in any german dictionary. It's 3 different words, Doppel, Kupplung, and Getriebe. Im german, you can add words together. It means Double Clutch Transmission.
Ultra Instinct Mo (6 months ago)
E
Kormos Tamás (6 months ago)
That's nothing. I know a much longer word in German: Experimentalluftüberlegenheitsjägergerflzeug
Wagge (6 months ago)
,,Aber ja natürlich Hans ist nass, er steht unter dem Wasserfall" His pronunciation is very poor, i had to repeat it like 11 times or so to find out :D
Baker Street Gamer 76 (6 months ago)
Believe it or not on google translate it means Double Clutch... Why can't porche just say Double Clutch!? it's easy to say...
Leaf Soto (7 months ago)
1:15 wow
scuderiaferrari2008 (7 months ago)
When trying to say it, I got "tongue-ache". I bit my tongue.
scuderiaferrari2008 (7 months ago)
Wow! Never knew Captain Slow is fluent in German!
Ahmad Halal (7 months ago)
Double clutch... easy!
Alex Paumen (7 months ago)
Translated to English that is “double clutch transmission.”
LazarouDave (8 months ago)
Just so i can remember how he says it "It's a Doppel, k, u, pp, l, u, ng, s, g, e, t, r, ie, b, e (Or to pronounce it normally Dop-pell-cup-lungs-geh-try-beh
Michael Hummel (8 months ago)
*CHOLESTERINSTOFFWECHSELSTÖRUNG*
man smith (8 months ago)
It means double clutch
Finlay Mitchell (8 months ago)
I read that word as "doppelscrumple"
ZimZon (9 months ago)
Double clutch transmission - 24 letters Doppelkupplungsgetriebe - 23 letters We Germans don't need to split up our words to make them easier to understand, like the other countries.
no one (10 months ago)
Doppelkupplungsgetriebe Doubleclutchtransmission Top Gears humor is best
Super Trini Gamer (10 months ago)
1:15
S34GL3 (11 months ago)
Its easy. It's pronounced DOPPELKUPPLUNGSGETRIEBE!!
Idkhowtonamemyself (11 months ago)
*D o p p e l k u p p l u n g s g e t r i e b e*
Angelo Aguila (11 months ago)
me: dopple kupplungs ....oh what the heck is this gearbox name!
Mr. Beliver (11 months ago)
doppel is double i'm guessingand kuppl is clutch?
Claudia Hayes (1 year ago)
My dad can say “My wombat has constipation” in German.
PsyMongazoid (1 year ago)
Germans love sticking words together to make long ones. 'Doppelkupplungsgetriebe' just means 'double' 'clutch' 'gearbox'.
Dean The Stronghold (1 year ago)
It calls "Double Clutch Transmission" u know? lol
Nicholas Roth (1 year ago)
Aber ja, natürlich Hans ist nass, er steht unter dem Wasserfall
Thomas Heurlin (1 year ago)
The Swedish equivalent is longer ; Dubbelkopplingsväxellåda
AdamE3 (1 year ago)
"I use it all the time"
Some BMW Manjakk (1 year ago)
xd
J Knox (1 year ago)
No Air conditioning. wtf
NQX (1 year ago)
Its a dual clutch transmission
Brett Schwartz (1 year ago)
Doppelkupplungsgetriebe = Double Clutch
Christian Görtz (1 year ago)
Big gaye
Emma Voltaire (1 year ago)
James' german was good, im impressed and amsued by something in german for once.
Luca Bosi (1 year ago)
So now 1250 kg is superlight.
tashrique karriem (1 year ago)
I miss top gear
Nik Falcon (1 year ago)
It's double clutch lol
Stewart (1 year ago)
My ser name is wasserfall
MAXYMOK (1 year ago)
It means double clutch
Zachary Lagler (1 year ago)
Double clutch gearbox.
Michael Fan (1 year ago)
Richard Hammond - the only person in the world that can make a spelling bee fun.
Marco (1 year ago)
in dutch it's even longer :P Dubbelekoppelingversnellingsbak
Filipino Guy (1 year ago)
It took hammond 21.2 seconds to spell it out.
Ciaran O Sullivan (1 year ago)
My moms speaks german
Herr Unfassbar (1 year ago)
"Hans ist natürlich nass, weil er unter dem Wasserfall steht"..........Häääh ?? :-))
Matthew Shaw (1 year ago)
google translate goes for naturlich Hans nass ist, ist er stehen unter eine Wasserfall
Frederick Meiners (1 year ago)
Englisch: Traffic laws German:Straßenverkehrssicherheitsgesetztgebunsverordnung I live in Germany and there are even longer words than that💪⚡
Gundi (1 month ago)
Traffic laws = Straßenverkehrsordnung Aber netter Versuch
Paul Hojda (1 year ago)
doppelkupplungsgetriebe is just doubleclutchgearbox spelled like this, in one single word.
N R (1 year ago)
No wonder Germans lost two world wars. Try to encrypt shit like this, then send it with morse code and then decrypt again. Fucking hell. They just didn't know what to do upon recieving orders.
Wild Lost Land (1 year ago)
double clutch gearbox is not shorter than that
Wheeled salmon (1 year ago)
doppel-cup-lung-skeet-eebeh
Zephyr4501 (1 year ago)
Apparently it means "Double Clutch"...
Valentina Talanova (1 year ago)
Почему третий ведущий всегда молчаливый?
TrotelHD (1 year ago)
Pay tribute to the man who invented the double clutch gearbox so we can enjoy this joke.
Michal (1 year ago)
What monstrosity is that word
Hashirama Senju (1 year ago)
Doppelkupplungsgetriebe - 23 letters dual clutch transmission - 22 letters
Ethan Schmid (1 year ago)
Doppelkupplungsgetriebe. That's the weirdest name for a gearbox!
Randeep Sharma (1 year ago)
Dear Germans in the comment section : It's time to buy a keyboard with a spacebar.
Mario Rossi (1 year ago)
Italian is more easy and relaxed : CAMBIO DOPPIA FRIZIONE, German is a terrific language, seems nobody like it
leo r (1 year ago)
Pnuemonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanonkiosis
Metatron (1 year ago)
is very easy to read ;]