D R I V I N G
The gearbox always selects the gear best adapted to the following
- style of driving,
- route profile,
- vehicle load.
In this way the gearbox operates in autoadaptive mode, without the need for
For certain manoeuvres (for example overtaking), it is possible to obtain
maximum acceleration by pressing hard down on the accelerator pedal, which
may trigger automatic changedown to a lower gear.
During braking, the gearbox may kick down automatically in order to offer an
effective engine brake.
If you rapidly lift your foot off the accelerator, the gearbox will guard your safety
by not changing up again.
Sequential forward drive
Selector position for manual gear changing.
- Selector at M.
- Push the selector towards the sign "+" to change up a gear.
- Pull the selector towards the sign "-" to change down a gear.
Note: Passage from one gear to another is only possible when vehicle speed
and engine speed permit.
The Sport and Snow programmes are not operative in sequential mode.
The change from position D (drive in automatic mode) to position M (drive in
sequential mode) or vice versa may be effected at any time.