All model range MINI will receive a new 7-Speed Double-Clutch Transmission

All model range MINI will receive a new 7-Speed Double-Clutch Transmission

December 20, 2017 0 By autotimesnews

The brand belonging to concern BMW Group prepares for transition to new robotized transmissions.

Starting next year, MINI cars will be equipped with a new robotic transmission with a clever algorithm of operation. The new gearbox is well-known to owners of front-wheel drive models BMW two-disk unit Steptronic seven gears, tied to satellite navigation and supporting the technology Start / Stop, which should positively affect fuel efficiency.

To the updated box was developed a new selector, however, lovers of steering wheel shifter waiting for disappointment: in the MINI salon with this gearbox they will not be. Not yet.

The transmission will be located under the hoods of the three-door and five-door MINI models, also a cabriolet.

The dynamic characteristics of the models with the new MINI unit are not yet published.