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View Poll Results: Is your car manual or automatic/steptronic/SMG?
Manual 293 52.51%
Automatic/steptronic/SMG 265 47.49%
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Old 08-21-2006, 05:37 PM   #41
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I realize that it's dangerous, but I'll say it anyway. One could conceivably drive a manual while on the phone. I know a person that holds the phone with his right hand, shifts with his left and just lets the steering wheel continue its course. One could also hold the phone with the left hand, left elbow on the steering wheel while shifting, and shifting with the right.

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Old 08-21-2006, 06:04 PM   #42
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Old 08-21-2006, 07:20 PM   #43
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why do bmws even come in auto?? lol! in europe it seems like 99% of bmws are manual.
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Old 08-21-2006, 11:50 PM   #44
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Old 08-22-2006, 03:21 AM   #45
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why do bmws even come in auto?? lol! in europe it seems like 99% of bmws are manual.
For us lazy Americans!!! Not me though, I'm proud to have a manual...
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Old 08-22-2006, 11:36 AM   #46
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Dude SMG should be in it's own category. It's not an auto tranny, it's a true manny tranny with a computer controlled clutch...
SMG is auto.. get over it
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Old 08-22-2006, 03:11 PM   #47
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Old 08-22-2006, 11:18 PM   #48
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Wow its at 50/50 right now.

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Old 08-22-2006, 11:19 PM   #49
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Old 10-30-2006, 08:13 PM   #50
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Old 10-30-2006, 08:15 PM   #51
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Every car before my 330 was a manual but the BMW is an automatic just because I couldn't find a manual with the features I wanted. I kinda like it though, as far as autos go.
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Old 10-31-2006, 06:53 PM   #52
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Old 01-13-2007, 09:18 PM   #53
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C'mon...Manual of course.

plus I agree with warmasice, manual seems to be the prefered option in europe.
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Old 03-27-2010, 10:12 AM   #54
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step.
wow.
surprising tight race.
I would expect 70% manual and 30% auto. Not 49.4% and 49.6% split.
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Old 04-06-2010, 11:01 AM   #55
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Automatic..---- LOL..
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Old 04-22-2010, 03:02 PM   #56
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Old 03-27-2011, 11:41 AM   #57
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I have a manual, the automatic transmission takes away the pleasure to drive
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Old 03-27-2011, 01:53 PM   #58
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I also get pleasure from my step. I used to have manual but prefer auto anytime.
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Old 03-27-2011, 02:49 PM   #59
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I also get pleasure from my step. I used to have manual but prefer auto anytime.
is a topic that you find it more enjoyable to drive, in my case always drive cars with manual transmission, only 2 times i drive a car with automatic transmission, and I do not like ... seemed to be driving a toy car ....

this is my opinion .... assume that others think differently ....
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Old 03-27-2011, 03:01 PM   #60
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