Although installed in a car which merits no mention here (the last iteration of the
, with a V8 engine by the way),
has used a new double-clutch transmission with seven forward gears. As with other double-clutch transmissions, one of the clutches drives the odd gears (Rear,
, 3, 5, 7), while the second manages even ones (
, 4, 6). Both clutches, in pure racing fashion, are oil-cooled with a specific dedicated oil radiator.
Then the gearbox gets some additional software and hardware called Drivelogic, which allows the driver to use up to eleven driving program choices, including a manual mode.
With all this, BMW claims that not only the car performance gets noticeably improved, but also fuel consumption and CO