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Question What does D1 mean when using the gear paddles


This might be a really stupid question! If so...sorry!!
I have just exchanged my c class coupe for an e class cabriolet and when driving home i was experimenting with the gear paddles when i noticed D (drive) was now displaying D1.

I dont know if it displayed this previously as it didnt on my old car. Have I activated something (if so how can I deactivate it) or is this just still fully automatic?

Thank you in advance
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You are in the "manual" mode now.

D1 should be Drive 1st gear and then you upshift with the paddles to D2, Drive 2nd gear and so on. you should have noticed a difference in the RPMs and the motor when you shifted.
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