The automatic transmission of dual-clutch will arrive to the front wheel drive models from BMW
The more exclusive models of the BMW front wheel drive -based on the modular platform UKL – will have the opportunity to equip a change DCT -Dual Clutch transmission-. So far, the above-mentioned vehicles of the BMW Group were available with manual shift six-speed automatic and eight-ratios provided by Aisin.
The rumours that arrive from Munich point to the development of a transmission DCT seven-speed intended to be mounted in the vehicle front-wheel-drive compact BMW: Series 1, X1, 2-Series Active Tourer, 2-Series Gran Tourer and the MINI models.
Are good news for the lovers of the versions more performance from the germans as it means that we find this change on a possible BMW X1 M -is on the table of study-, X1 M40i or in the X2. Within the range MINI, this new transmission of sports makes a lot of sense in the models signed with the initials JWC -John Cooper Works-.
The dual clutch transmission make the changes in a more fluid and rapid, resulting in an increase of comfort during the ride while offering a little extra in terms of sportsmanship is concerned. One of the major rivals of BMW long time ago that you have a change of these characteristics, we speak of the DSG of the Volkswagen group, so there is no wonder this line of development.
be certain all of this information, the change sport DCT will it take to get to the models based on the platform UKL, both BMW and MINI. The source estimates a time superior to the two years for the arrival of the dual clutch to the front-wheel-drive.