Originally Posted by vantage
Not sure about that. I've been on a track in an M5 with SMG....i LOVE the kick up your ass you get when you shift up!! It's absolutely brutal and I dont think much else could compare to it. Just wouldn't be the same if it was smooth shifted...
I'm sure there will be modes for the DCT box that allow that type of aggressive shifting for when you want it.
The M-DCT box will likely be superior to SMG III in just about every way. The idea is to evolve the SMG concept by adding a second input shaft (and clutch) thereby drastically lowering shift times. Aside from that, they are very similar in concept and mechanics.