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Old 03-02-2006, 03:53 PM   #18
sammjordan
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Originally Posted by imolazhp_ci
the 6 speed will be slower.... i guarantee it.... mainly because it's a completely afterthought idea. the manual is only coming to the US, and the M5 SMG is the first SMG built AS an SMG, not a standard manual with SMG goodies strapped on. the engine and tranny were built completely in conjunction to work together flawlessly, and they do. the 6 speed wont.
the e60 m5 was built totally around the smg transmission, whereas the m3 was built first with the manual and then the smg added on.
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