What does continuously variable transmission mean ? Automatic or standard?

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Found this on another site: A continuously variable transmission (CVT) (also known as a single-speed transmission, stepless transmission, pulley transmission, or, in case of motorcycles, a twist-and-go) is an automatic transmission that can change seamlessly through a continuous range of effective gear ratios.

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Gary's answer is correct, and further the car will feel slightly sluggish on initial acceleration however it is made up as you accelerate.

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