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Old 03-21-2012, 09:03 AM   #20
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Originally Posted by NyC35AV View Post
Didn't know that. I'm pretty sure on the e60 it wasn't offered until about a few years after the release and it was more like an after though. Thought it was the same deal here.
In the E60 M5 the 6 speed was a bit of an after thought. The F10 M5 has been developed with both the DTC and the 6 speed in mind. No after thought this time around. That is direct from the BMW M Brand Manager Matt Russel when I interviewed him at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show.

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