The ignition switch must be in position II
and the foot brake applied before the gear
selector can be moved from P (Park) to R
(Reverse). The lever can be moved into P
with the ignition switch off.
The gear selector lever is designed to
accommodate two different driving
techniques as follows:
Automatic selection: the right-hand side
of the selector gate.
Manual selection: the left-hand side of the
selector gate, to individually select 5th,
4th, 3rd or 2nd gear.
With the gear selector in D (Drive) and
Sports mode active, the transmission will
use 6th gear less at higher cruising
Fuel consumption will be adversely
After selecting R (Reverse) or D (Drive)
from N (Neutral) or P (Park), wait briefly for
the transmission to engage before
Press the switch (arrowed) to select Sport
mode. A red indicator in the switch will
illuminate to indicate that Sport mode is
active. When Sport mode is selected, the
gear change points are modified to make
full use of the engine’s power.