What is Drivelogic in the BMW?
Drivelogic. The special Drivelogic function allows you to select how long the gears are held on for during acceleration, and how fast the gear changes are made. At the lowest level, the emphasis is on comfort, at its highest it is pure sport.
When did BMW introduce DCT?
November 1st, 2008
The 7-Speed M BMW Double-Clutch Transmission (DCT) was first introduced on November 1st, 2008 by BMW M Gmbh. BMW was the world’s first car maker to propose the 7-Speed DCT gearbox for the M division.
What does DCT mean?
DCT stands for the dual-clutch transmission. It is a bit on the heavier side as it has a lot of moving parts and gears. It has two clutches that control even and odd gear ratio with the first one getting an odd set of gear. The gear switch is so smooth that you will not feel a jerk while changing gears.
How much does it cost to replace a DCT?
That means that, unlike conventional automatic transmissions, you can’t rebuild a DCT. A new unit needs to be purchased and installed. Should you require a replacement DCT transmission, expect a repair bill of $4,000 or more.
What kind of platform does the BMW Z4 use?
The introduction of the M Coupé and M Roadster in the Z3 line marked the first of the Z series to have a high-performance BMW M variant. The first generation Z4 also continued to offer M Coupé and M Roadster vehicles. The current Z4 (G29) uses BMW’s (B58B30) inline-six, it’s platform is the basis for the current Toyota Supra.
When did the BMW Z4 Roadster come out?
The Z4 Roadster was launched in 2002 with the 2.5i and 3.0i six-cylinder models. Transmission choices were a five-speed manual, six-speed manual, five-speed automatic and six-speed SMG-II automated manual.
What kind of steering does the BMW Z4 M use?
The torque was available from 2,500 rpm. The Z4 M uses hydraulic power steering, unlike the electric power steering used by the rest of the Z4 range. Other changes include a wider front track, revised front suspension, wider tires (measuring 225/45 at the front, 255/40 at the rear), and steering geometry.
Who was the designer of the BMW Z4?
It was designed by Danish BMW-designer Anders Warming. The Z4’s design addressed many criticisms of the preceding Z3; it was larger and featured a significantly stiffer chassis.