Does 135i have DCT?

A dual-clutch automated manual brings virility to BMW’s potent 135i. The dual-clutch transmission is the same DCT-branded gearbox offered in the Z4. It replaces the 135i’s optional six-speed automatic and costs $200 more; a six-speed manual is still the standard transmission option.

What year did 135i get DCT?

That is probably why BMW has introduced a DSG transmission on the 2011 BMW 1-Series 135i. The official name from BMW is the 2011 BMW 1-Series 135i DCT. I suppose it is shorter than the Ralliart’s Twin-Clutch SST.

What 135i came with DCT?

All 135i Coupe and Convertible models are now equipped with a 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder TwinPower turbocharged engine (N55) and come standard with a 6-speed manual transmission. The 7-speed dual clutch transmission (DCT) sourced from The Z4 sDrive35is is optional for $450.

What is BMW DCT transmission?

A dual-clutch transmission (DCT) (sometimes referred to as a twin-clutch transmission) is a type of multi-speed vehicle transmission system, that uses two separate clutches for odd and even gear sets.

Which BMW has DCT?

So many great cars used the old DCT. The E90/E92 BMW M3 was the first M car to get the seven-speed dual-clutch auto. After that followed the F10 BMW M5, the F06/F12/F13 BMW M6, the F80 BMW M3 and the F82 BMW M4. All of those cars had DCTs at least as options and it was an excellent transmission in all of them.

What is a BMW DCT gearbox?

BMW M’s DCT (Dual-Clutch Transmission) was one that had almost no critics. Fans who owned M cars with the DCT absolutely loved it for its rapid-fire shifts, ease of use in traffic and added theater over a traditional automatic, especially with that funky gear selector.