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      05-28-2011, 12:37 PM   #12
First Lieutenant

Drives: X1 sDrive18i
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: SA

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Hi Cyee, if you shift the gearlever to the left from D it goes into DS mode i.e. Sport Mode for more performance but still automatic - the dash will display DS. Now while in DS mode, if you flick the gearlever up or down you'll be in Manual mode (the dash will show M and the gear you're in e.g. 2nd gear will show M2) - so now you change gears by yourself - flick up/push to change down, flick down/pull to change up a gear.

Hope that clears it up for you. It will take getting some used to. Also note that when slowing down in Manual mode the gearbox will automatically shift down a gear for you.

Happy driving!