Originally Posted by dustman
I do understand...but you should know the M3 is very low on real torque vs the OP's noted AMG, hence the relative comparison.
There's no sub for torque, but the DCT does a dang nice job of making you FEEL like there is more.
I think you completely missed my point. Torque at the crank means absolutely nothing, torque at the wheels is everything, so that's where gearing comes into play.
There is a thread sticky at the top that perhaps explains it a little bit better, I urge you to read it.