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      10-03-2011, 05:32 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by radiantm3 View Post
You need to do a comparison writeup at some point (once you've had enough seat time). For what it's worth, everyone has said the MT in the 1M is much better than in the M3. I've driven the 1M once and it seemed nice, but didn't get to drive the car hard or long enough to make up a solid opinion.
I wouldn't be able to do a 6MT vs 6MT comparison as my M3 had DCT. But I will say that driving the 1M for a short while revealed a great gear box and clutch dynamic. I just can't tell you how it compares to the M3.

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