POWER – EFFICIENTLY BROUGHT TO THE STREETS.
Unmistakeable dynamics distinguish every BMW. Various technologies for the transmission come into play in order to reach the highest possible level of efficiency. This allows optimal engine performance and further reduces fuel requirements.
You brake and release the clutch (on manual transmission).
Or press the brake pedal (on automatic transmission).
The engine is switched off: no consumption, zero emissions.
Depressing the clutch ...
... respectively releasing the brake ...
... restarts the engine.
AUTO START STOP FUNCTION.
- Problem: A running engine in a stationary car wastes energy.
- Solution: The engine is turned off when the vehicle has been stationary for some time.
- The benefit to you: You get more kilometres out of one tank of petrol.
GEAR SHIFT INDICATOR.
- Problem: Timing is of the essence when changing gears to ensure efficient driving.
- Solution: A recommendation of when to change gears in order to stay at the most efficient speed.
- The benefit to you: You always know which gear uses the least fuel.
8-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION.
- Problem: Dynamic and efficient driving is only possible in the optimal speed range.
- Solution: Finely-graduated for the most economical gear ratio at any speed.
- The benefit to you: The engine speed stays in an economical range and fuel consumption falls.