Ford Fiesta Powershift automatic unveiled

Ford has unveiled the new Fiesta in the automatic avatar. The car now gets a dual clutch Powershift automatic gearbox that is a segment-first feature. This type of gear box is usually found on the premium cars like the Skoda Superb and VW Passat.

Well the sad news is that the automatic option is available only on the petrol variant.

Powershift dual clutch six speed automatic transmission will give the balance of performance and good fuel economy.

The Fiesta automatic will hit roads in January.

Features of the Powershift automatic gear box:

Hill start: it helps keeps the brakes engaged for 2.5 seconds after you lift off the brake pedal

Neutral coast down – It helps to disengage the clutches when the brakes are applied for greater efficiency and precise clutch slip