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      03-14-2013, 09:59 AM   #37
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Originally Posted by swamp2 View Post
For all of the smart alecks chiming in with the useless "should have gotten a MT" and the corresponding +1's. You do realize that DCTs are basically the equivalent of 25-50 hp, depending on how you count and what contests you look at comparing the 6MT and M-DCT. There are plenty of good discussions here on the forum providing the evidence for this somewhat radical claim. Please keep your useless and snide comments to yourself and let us discuss the "pimple on the face of the supermodel" here. Our M-DCTs are an engineering and performance marvel.
In a straight line and from a standing start,maybe. On the track (race track) there isnt much advantage....
If you want a BMW for the dragstrip,get the 135i with an auto.
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