Originally Posted by GregW / Oregon
A couple months wait is not a biggie in the overall scheme of things if it is what you think you want. The only positive for us Americans is that, though we have to wait a few more months, we may get the choice of either from Day 1. I think that is part of BMW's strategy, because they know many here will demand some sort of automated transmission.
I agree, i think they will try to introduce it at launch, especially with the M3's competition BMW would want to try to capture everybody's driving style and needs.