BMW has released a new video in which the company showcases the predictive gear shift technology in the facelifted 1-Series

BMW has released a new video in which the company showcases the predictive gear shift technology in the facelifted 1-Series.

The Bavarian company explains the vehicle uses the satellite navigation to perform better gear changes in order to deliver smoother ride. The producer also says the 8-speed Steptronic transmission provides “improved acceleration, reduced fuel consumption and a superior driving experience”.

The facelifted 1-Series was revealed in January this year with improved engine range. It includes five petrol and four diesel engines with power ranging from 109 HP (80 kW) and 180 Nm (133 lb-ft) to 326 HP (240 kW) and 450 Nm (332 lb-ft) in the range-topping M135i / M135i xDrive versions.

 

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