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      08-27-2011, 08:29 PM   #66
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Originally Posted by VVG View Post
Actually, you should take a drive in the 550i with sport package. It has a torque converter auto, but, damn, it shifts quickly. VERY close to dual clutch performance.
It isn't just the shifting speed that I'm referrring to... DCT's actually "act" like traditional manuals in feel, character, etc with the exception of the clutch pedal. Even great true automatics don't "feel" like a manual in how the car decelerates when you lift on the trottle, etc.
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