The car has an eight-speed automatic gearbox, and an electric motor for rear-wheel drive. The number of gear changes means that the engine's torque and power range can be used effectively. Two of the gears are overdrive gears that save fuel when driving at constant engine speed. Using the steering wheel paddles* it is possible to shift up or down manually. The driver display shows which gear position is currently in use.
To prevent damage to any drive system components, the working temperature of the gearbox is checked. If there is a risk of overheating, a warning symbol illuminates in the driver display and a text message is shown - follow the recommendation given.
Symbols in the driver display
If a fault should occur in the gearbox, the driver display shows a symbol and a message.
Information or error message for gearbox. Follow the recommendation given.
Hot or overheated gearbox. Follow the recommendation given.
Reduced performance/Acceleration performance reduced
In the event of a temporary powertrain fault, the car can go into a Limp home mode with reduced engine power to prevent damage to the powertrain.